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Friday, April 16, 2021

Out+About

Stetson Mansion’s ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Opens Today

Stetson Mansion’s ‘Christmas Spectacular!’ Opens Today

The cool, crisp temperature this morning is the perfect backdrop for the Stetson Mansion’s opening day of the “Christmas Spectacular!” Holiday Home Tour. Now in its seventh year, the holiday tour of John B. Stetson’s historic home in Deland has become…
OUT+ABOUT: Montgomery, Alabama:  Biscuit Capital of The South

OUT+ABOUT: Montgomery, Alabama: Biscuit Capital of The South

Photos: Tony+Mary Ann DeSantis+provided by Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce Convention and Visitor Bureau What’s more Southern than a buttered biscuit? How about baseball? Alabama’s capital city is home to the Montgomery Biscuits, the Class AA affiliate of the Tampa…
OUT+ABOUT: The  Galapagos Islands—Nature’s Laboratory

OUT+ABOUT: The Galapagos Islands—Nature’s Laboratory

It’s a gorgeous, sunny day in April as our plane approaches the Galapagos Islands. We left continental Ecuador early in the morning and traveled 563 miles before I made my first sighting of this archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. Gripped…
OUT+ABOUT: Swimming With Manatees (or Not)

OUT+ABOUT: Swimming With Manatees (or Not)

Manatees will crowd into Florida’s warmer spring waters later this month, to ride out the winter weather. Seeing these gentle giants is a unique experience, and the only place in the world where you can legally swim with the endangered…
OUT+ABOUT: Cuba in Transition

OUT+ABOUT: Cuba in Transition

Traveling to Cuba is hot, hot, hot… and it’s not the tropical temperatures we’re talking about. For half a century, the island has been forbidden fruit for U.S. citizens, but that is quickly changing as both governments move to restore…
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