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There’s more to Daytona than just a racetrack

The Museum of Arts & Sciences (MOAS) in Daytona Beach is the primary art, science and history museum in Central Florida.  The area’s largest museum, MOAS is nationally accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is a Smithsonian Institution Affiliate.  Cindy and I have been to many museums but nothing like this except for the Smithsonian in Washington DC.

Cindy and I spent the whole day at this museum.   Please click “continue reading” for the whole story and lots more pictures. Continue reading There’s more to Daytona than just a racetrack

Koreshan State Historic Site and The Koreshan Unity Settlement

So far, Cindy and I have been to two state parks: Anastasia State Park in St. Augustine, and now Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero, Florida. This is the first of several posts I am going to make about  Koreshan’s history and uniqueness.

In 1869, Dr. Cyrus Teed, an alchemist, was shocked into unconscious in his laboratory and conceived in a vision what would become known as “Koreshanity”, having what he called his “illumination,” where he saw God as a beautiful woman who revealed to him a series of universal truths which formed the fundamental principles of Koreshan belief.   Seventeen years later the Koreshan Unity was formed in Chicago. Continue reading Koreshan State Historic Site and The Koreshan Unity Settlement

Leaving Anastasia State Park and Heading for New Adventures

We have been here at Anastasia State Park for four months now and this Sunday we are packing up and heading to Koreshan State Historic Site in Estero Florida just above Bonita Springs.

While we were here we enjoyed working as camp hosts, meeting new people  working with the Rangers and other volunteers, we made new friends and had some great times.

Fishing, Camping, Travel
Fishing here is really different from fishing in Virginia.

I did a little fishing and Jay, another one of the volunteers gave me a 6 foot cast net that I learned to throw like a pro and catch bait to fish with.

Down here in Florida they use artificial bait but also fiddler crabs, blue crabs and minnows.  Also if a fiddler crab get ahold of your finger it hurts…  LOL!! Continue reading Leaving Anastasia State Park and Heading for New Adventures