A walk around Davis Islands

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A view of downtown Tampa from the small airport on Davis Islands.

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A beautiful day to walk around and admire all of the yachts in the basin.

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Things you see driving along the inside channel across from Harbour Island.

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Above is the view from the yacht basin near Tampa General hospital.

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Flowers along the channel.

I hadn’t been over to Davis Islands in downtown Tampa to walk around in a long time. I use to go over and walk around the yacht basin all the time. It is usually packed with joggers, dog walkers, bicycle riders and walkers. The morning I was there was very quiet. I guess because it was so hot outside that early.

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Safety Harbor fishing pier – Skywatch Friday

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A small sign of the season

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The bird fountain in front of the yacht basin.

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A beautiful pre-Christmas day. It was a perfect day for sailing but I don’t think a single sailboat was missing.  What a waste!

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The yacht basin in Safety Harbor.

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The sun was trying to come out.

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I know I’m rubbing it in. This was a perfect day. You could be here instead of under 5 feet of snow. I didn’t even have a jacket on but there was a cool breeze.

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There’s still a few butterflies around.

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Sandwich tern flying over the fishing pier.

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Little blue heron fighting the wind.

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Another tiny butterfly.

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Two weeks until Christmas and it was 75 degrees. I had errands to run and chores to do before family came into town so I stayed close to home and stopped by the Safety Harbor fishing pier in between errands. I hadn’t been there in months. There were still a few manatees hanging around the pier but it was too hard to get a picture. The sun was up high making the water looked dark. I would have just gotten their snout coming up for air.

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