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Key West – the end of the road or the beginning?

We drove down U.S. Highway 1 from Miami to Key West in mid-October 2015.  This turned out to be a great time to visit as the weather was cooling down from the hot and humid summer.  Key West is the … Continue reading

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Villa Vizcaya – A Treasure in South Florida

Villa Vizcaya is an Italian style villa overlooking Biscayne Bay.  It was the winter residence of the Chicago industrialist, James Deering, of International Harvester Co.  The mansion was built in two years (1914-1916).  1000 workers were hired for the labor … Continue reading

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