Snowy Range Pass

Snowy Range Pass

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Spring Break
















Sunday was the last day before we started our babysitting duties. We headed out to have a look at the spring break activities on nearby Okaloosa Island. The Panhandle of Florida has a fair amount of spring breakers with the majority centered on Pensacola and Panama City. The beaches and associated businesses were busy but not swamped. Having seen several areas of south Florida during the same period, this is a very quiet gathering.

A local park fishing pier on the inter-coastal side only had two fishermen, and they were giving away some of the catch to an observant crane. There was the usual gathering of beach goers, mostly of the youthful variety, engaging in the mandatory beach volleyball and obtaining a sunburn. There was also a lightly attended surfing contest, with most of the contestants having a difficult time catching a wave. After trying for several minutes to catch one of them on a wave with the camera, I gave up, as they did not last more than a second or two upright.

We strolled the main area and enjoyed watching the activities and checking a few stores, and then we headed back to see how Victoria was doing without us.

11 comments:

Judy and Emma said...

Looks to me like Victoria could become an opera singer! :)

Sue and Doug said...

lovely beach shots today!..nice to get away from the babysitting for a short time..I am sure that Victoria was wondering where her favourite grandparents were??

E Squared and Mui said...

Those melting cones are going to make a big mess :-)

Rick and Paulette said...

Fun looking place and 'great' looking beach. Beautiful header pic of Victoria!

Paul and Marti Dahl said...

Funny picture of the plane. Looks like an Airdale actually got a genuine "Chip Light" for a change. ;c)

Mike McFall said...

WOW, after 25 years in Tallahassee your Post makes me realize how much I do miss the water!!! But I ned my Mtn fix,,,,,,,,we're going back to see the kids in Oct!!!
Thanks for the nice pictures!

George & Sandy said...

The "penultimate" guy is here. Nice blog. I'll come back

Kevin and Ruth said...

Great pictures. We are sure missing the nice warm weather and the beach, but looking forward to becomeing grandparents too, which should hopefully happen today.

Kevin and Ruth
www.travelwithkevinandruth.com

Happytrails said...

What beautiful beach pics! Makes me wish I were at the beach enjoying the warm weather. :-)
Love that pic of Victoria!!

Janie and John said...

That beach sure looks inviting!

meowmomma said...

That all looks like a bunch of fun ~ especially the first picture!!