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Bender's Cruising Chronicles #7 - April's Cruising of Boot Key - Ft. Myers Beach - Cayo Costa - Boca Grande - Punta Gorda

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Keys Fisheries in Marathon Our time spent in the Keys with old friends was totally consumed with stuffing ourselves with stone crab claws, shrimp, and yellow fin; snorkeling reefs; swimming in the warm, clear azure waters; and exploring the area by foot, bike, kayak, and dinghy. Beach on Caya Costa Our cruise up the west coast provided a smorgasbord of nature’s landscaping punctuated with turtles, eagles, dolphins, shells---all that comprise an idyllic coastal scene.An Eagle on Caya Costa Sunsets and sunrises are such treasured times and much anticipated moments when we’re on the water. We have far too many pictures of both but it’s too difficult to decide which ones to delete. We had a serendipity Easter morning when we were spending some time off Cayo Costa. After Googling “Easter Services” we found that there would be a sunrise service on the beach at Boca Grande Lightso, following the ends of our noses, we aimed the dinghy in that direction and lo…we landed in the right place j…