Daily Archives: July 8, 2015

Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center

Big Bend Power Station

Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center. 6990 Dickman Road, Apollo Beach, Florida. Open November 1st through April 15th. FREE Admission and Parking. 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

Hanging Out In Big Bend’s Discharge Canal

A state and federally designated manatee sanctuary. Learn about manatees and its habitat. Learn about how the power station generates electricity for the community in an environmentally responsible way. Learn how the power station prepares and responds to major storms, especially hurricanes.

Viewing Area

Those are not stones, but manatees!

Native & Coastal

Stroll along the tidal walk. Native and Coastal plant life. Butterfly gardens.

Like One BIG, GREEN Jungle!


Habitat Loop Trail

Check out natural Florida. Seeing the estuary below was a favorite of mine. On a clear day you can see all the way across Tampa Bay.

There is a boardwalk that takes you to the wildlife observation tower (50-foot-high vantage point). Climbing up to the tower is a commitment and for someone not scared of heights. The boardwalk was built to minimize the impact on the natural environment.

About a half-mile walk, so wear good walking shoes.

(Photos by RSheridan)

Happy Arm Chair Traveling – Enjoy!!!

This Vulnerable life

(Previously 'Year of Vulnerability') - Follow me as I try to live life on the vulnerable side

Manifesting Maria


Welcome to my Escape.

~Synnove Polaris

Unbreakable JOY

...experiences with spirit's voice...

philosophical Epiphany

Philosophy / Mind / Art

Tale Of Two Runs

Live. Laugh. Run...

52 week's of Marie's Life

52 weeks captured through photos

Lovey Photography

From May 2015 - March 2016, Sherry and Sean traveled the country and lived in a 5th wheel R.V. They took pictures, hiked mountains, and saw amazing sights. They are now settled in Fort Myers, Florida and are continuing to take pictures and seeing amazing sights. This is the blog of their journey from leaving St. Louis and starting an adventure, to living in Florida and doing photography. Enjoy the stories, and leave comments if you have one to share!

Wandering But Not Quite Lost

Tales of Impromptu Adventures and More

Travels in Finland and abroad

Discover Finland’s hidden gems

life of di.

the ramblings of a wife, mommy, foodie, runner and follower of Christ.

Les Petits Pas de Juls

Carnets de Vie & de Voyages trilingues (Français, English, Español)

Adventure 69°North

Adventure and Photography - Passion for the Outdoors



Edgar Bullon

Adventure and personal progress.

oh brother, here we go again

Ruminations, Reflections, and other Ramblings