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Winter / Spring 2008


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Cruising the Everglades




Here comes the gallery. Click on the pictures below to see more ...


On the road again ...
 Going south
(1. 2008-02-25, GA/SC)

Rural landscape
 Through the 'bible belt'
(2. 2008-02-25, GA)



Easy riders

 It took 15 min for 1000+ to pass by
(3. 2008-02-25, GA)



Not in use anymore

 ... as time takes its toll
(4. 2008-02-25, GA)



Mystic gardens

 Left for more than 150 years alone
(5. 2008-02-36, SC)



Historic plantations

 When rice was the 'gold of the south'
(6. 2008-02-26, SC)



Reaching the coast @ Myrtle Beach
 Ever been at Mallorca's coast ?
(7. 2008-02-26, SC)



Historic downtown Charleston
 Several hundreds of years
(8. 2008-02-27, SC)



Nice to live here ...
 Auch die "Puppenstube des Südens" genannt
(9. 2008-02-27, SC)



Cozy places
 Away from the the beaten tracks
(10. 2008-02-27, SC)



Patriots Point
 Naval & maritime museum
(11. 2008-02-27, SC)



Heavy weather arising
 around USS Yorktown
(12. 2008-02-27, SC)



Drayton Hall
 One of the most known planter families
(13. 2008-02-28, SC)

Along Ashley River
A labyrinth of waters and swamp 
(14. 2008-02-28, SC)



Edisto Island beaches

 Much more I like ... :-)
(15. 2008-02-28, SC)



Like some seafood ?
 Make a rest and enjoy
(16. 2008-02-28, SC)

Visiting Beaufort
 Sleepy town
(17. 2008-02-28, SC)



With such a good view ...
 its a preferable place to live
(18. 2008-02-28, SC)




Savannah
 A relaxed atmosphere on a sunny day
(19. 2008-02-29, GA)



River waterfront
 It may be the river Rhine but some ships look different ...
(20. 2008-02-29, GA)



Walking the squares
 More than 20 to see
(21. 2008-02-29, GA)



Take a rest
 ... and enjoy a lovely afternoon
(22. 2008-02-29, GA)



Fort Pulaski Natl. Monument
 Interesting history around civil war
(23. 2008-03-01, GA)



In the frontline ...
 ... nowadays occupied by fishing and more
(24. 2008-03-01, GA)



Tybee lighthouse

 Still in operation
(25. 2008-03-01, GA)



Its like within a fairy tale
 Sitting under these trees
(26. 2008-03-01, GA)



Around Amelia Island

 Weekend in front
(27. 2008-03-02, FL)

Ways to cross the waters
 By any means
(28. 2008-03-02, FL)

American beach access style
 Hit the break before reaching the water !
(29. 2008-03-02, FL)

Historic St. Augustine
 Oldest city on US state territory
(30. 2008-03-03, FL)



Alligator farm
 Ever seen Roger Moore as 007 .... ?
(31. 2008-03-03, FL)



More of these nice species
 ... or more dangerous ?
(32. 2008-03-03, FL)

St. Augustine lighthouse
More than 210 steps to climb
(33. 2008-03-03, FL)

Close to sunset
After a beautiful sunny weekend
(34. 2008-03-03, FL)


 

Star seekers
Dreams of mankind
(35. 2008-03-05, FL)



Kennedy Space Center

The real thing! Why going to Orlando ? ;-)
(36. 2008-03-05, FL)



A closer view

on Space Shuttle launch preparations
(37. 2008-03-05, FL)



Launch control

Visualization within original Apollo equipment
(38. 2008-03-05, FL)



South of Daytona

On the beaches
(39. 2008-03-05, FL)



Ponce Inlet lighthouse

Another one built of solid bricks
(40. 2008-03-05, FL)



Weather on the change
"... two systems from the East and West colliding ..."
(41. 2008-03-06, FL)



Here comes the rain ...
on road to Miami
(42. 2008-03-06, FL)

Cruising downtown Miami
A lot of building and constructing going on
(43. 2008-03-06, FL)

Florida Keys heading south
island hopping for 150 km
(44. 2008-03-07, FL)

Its all around water
... and about
(45. 2008-03-07, FL)

Key West beaches
A full set of choices what to do
(46. 2008-03-07, FL)

Wanna go on a cruise ?
from the cruise liner terminal
(47. 2008-03-07, FL)

Around Key West
A lot of 'Tommy Tourist'
(48. 2008-03-07, FL)

Sunset at Marathon marina
A good view from the hotel this time ;-)
(49. 2008-03-07, FL)



Kite surfing
... with an upcoming breeze
(50. 2008-03-08, FL)



Former overseas railway
finished in 1912, destroyed by a hurricane
(51. 2008-03-08, FL)



Not invited guest !
at the picnic table :-)
(52. 2008-03-08, FL)




Everglades National Park
The dry part - where the 'Florida panther' lives
(53. 2008-03-09, FL)



Wildlife co-existence
Hundreds of species sharing the Everglades
(54. 2008-03-09, FL)



Birdland
Nesting and preparing for 'kindergarden'
(55. 2008-03-09, FL)



Hungry ?
Its always about to eat or being eaten
(56. 2008-03-09, FL)




Airboat ride
Fast and noisy ;-)
(57. 2008-03-10, FL)



Closer views of the swamps
Near to the waterline
(58. 2008-03-10, FL)



Living like some Robinsons
... on a small island surrounded by some deadly creatures
(59. 2008-03-10, FL)



Captiva Island beaches
on a sunny sunday
(60. 2008-03-11, FL)



"Sue sells sea shells"
Everyone is collecting some ...
(61. 2008-03-11, FL)



Highly favored
to stay around Captiva and Sanibel
(62. 2008-03-11, FL)




Sunshine Skyways bridge
Crossing Tampa Bay to St. Petersburg
(63. 2008-03-12, FL)



Agricultural Northern Florida
A nice trip on Hwy 41 north
(64. 2008-03-12, FL)



Horse breeding
Around Gainsville
(65. 2008-03-12, FL)



Living in the bushes
Maybe its Uncle Tom's cabin ? ;-)
(66. 2008-03-12, FL)


The forgotten coast
A contrast to Southern Florida I really prefer :-)
(67. 2008-03-13, FL)



To Apalachicola
A sometimes underestimated little town ...
(68. 2008-03-13, FL)



Mr. John Gorrie
Inventor of the ice machine ! ... around 1830
(69. 2008-03-13, FL)




Seafood everywhere  
Where burgers become a rareness ;-)
(70. 2008-03-14, FL)



Oyster farming
Famous all over the country
(71. 2008-03-14, FL)



A visit to St. George Island
Building nice houses prepared for the next hurricane
(72. 2008-03-14, FL)



Dunes
Glistening white and shining
(73. 2008-03-14, FL)



Ready for take-off
Without any prey ...
(74. 2008-03-14, FL)




Carabelle
Beaches used in WWII to train for 'D-day'
(75. 2008-03-15, FL)

Fisherman's daily work
Keeping equipment ready for use
(76. 2008-03-15, FL)




Pre-loved cars
They have seen better times ...
(77. 2008-03-16, FL)



Wakulla Springs
One of the largests fresh water springs
(78. 2008-03-16, FL)



Another day goes by ...
Around Tallahassee
(79. 2008-03-16, FL)



Pebble Hill plantation
Along the way back to Georgia
(80. 2008-03-18, GA)



Like a town for its own
The rich an wealthy ...
(81. 2008-03-18, GA)



Storm front
One day after first tornado touchdown in Atlanta
(82. 2008-03-18, GA)




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