Posts tagged Florida
One of my favorite photos got featured on the awesome travel photography site Global Yodel! Check it out!
Along with being a wonderful place to go home to Venice Florida also claims the title of “Shark’s Tooth Capital of the World.” This derives mainly from the abundance of fossilized sharks teeth that can be found in the tidewaters and washed up on the beach.
Each year the city celebrates its sobriquet (shameless use of unnecessary word here, just learned it yesterday) by hosting the annual Shark’s Tooth Festival.
Along with the typical small town festival fare like chicken on a stick, funnel cake and cheap coldish beer attendees can walk away with giant shark jaws or bags full of sharp little thousand year old teeth. It’s Florida kitsch at it’s best.
shorelines… Gulf and Atlantic.
“Let the most absent-minded of men be plunged in his deepest reveries- stand that man on his legs, set his feet a-going, and he will infallibly lead you to water, if water there be in all that region”
- Herman Melville, Moby Dick
It took me something like 15 hours to get from Venice Florida to New York. This documents some of that journey. Missing is footage of the room at Comfort Inn that Delta set me up with and the strange food I was able to get at 1 a.m. with my $6 food voucher…