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Arcadia City Notice

Arcadia is a small city, the county seat of DeSoto County, Florida

Arcadia's Koch Building

The Koch Building, dating from 1926, is centred in downtown Arcadia's Historic District

Koch Building again

It has apartments, restaurants, two antique stores and a saloon

The old Train Depot

Passenger service ended in 1971. Now there are offices, retail outlets and a museum

Arcadia's oldest cafe

The sign speaks for itself!

Pelicans on the jetty at Coquina Beach

Pelicans on the jetty at Coquina Beach, Anna Maria Island

The beach at Nokomis. November in Florida

The beach at Nokomis. November in Florida

Nokomis Beach at the southern tip of Casey Key

Nokomis Beach at the southern tip of Casey Key

North Jetty Park at the southern end of Nokomis Beach

North Jetty Park at the southern end of Nokomis Beach

A Yellow-Crowned Night Heron at Pop's Sunset Grill in Nokomis

A Yellow-Crowned Night Heron at Pop's Sunset Grill in Nokomis

The hopeful Night Heron again

The hopeful Night Heron again

Tarpon fishing off Boca Grande

Tarpon fishing off Boca Grande

Manatees by the Rod and Reel pier, Anna Maria Island

Manatees by the Rod and Reel pier, Anna Maria Island

chairs at South Beach Cafe, Boca Grande

Chairs at South Beach Café, Boca Grande

Stingrays by the pier, Anna Maria Island

Stingrays by the pier, Anna Maria Island

Coquina Beach, Anna Maria Island

Coquina Beach, the longest beach on Anna Maria Island

Lifeguard tower on Coquina Beach

The lifeguard tower on Coquina Beach, Anna Maria Island

Birds on Coquina Beach

Black Skimmers and Gulls on Coquina. The entire island is a bird sanctuary

Birds on Coquina Beach

Black Skimmers have an unusual bill with the lower mandible longer than the upper

Birds on Coquina Beach

Royal Terns prefer saltwater habitats and are rarely found inland

Hogwarts School

Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando

Minnie and Goofy

Minnie Mouse and Goofy, DisneyWorld, Orlando

Cinderella and the Prince

Cinderella, DisneyWorld, Orlando

Winter the dolphin

Winter, the famous dolphin, at Clearwater Marine Aquarium

Winter the dolphin

Winter, wearing her prosthetic tail

Boca Grande Lighthouse

Boca Grande Lighthouse on Gasparilla Island has a small museum and gift shop

Our Lady of Mercy church, Boca Grande

Our Lady of Mercy Church, built in 1950, in Boca Grande

Pier on Anna Maria Island

The pier on Anna Maria Island, one of the barrier islands off-shore

Gulls on the beach

Gulls on the beach at Bean Point, Anna Maria Island

Myakka River State Park

Myakka River State Park: 57 sq. miles of wetlands, prairies and woodlands

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Hi Dorothy, got back Saturday having had a super holiday. Thought your house was wonderful. John

Thank you so much for letting us rent your house; it was absolutely fantastic, we felt at home immediately. Having only passed thru Sarasota on earlier trips, we understand why you decided to want to live there. A very nice town indeed, and the beaches are fantastic. I hope I can call you for future rentals.
All the best, Peter & kids, Sweden