Adventures at Bunche Beach

Getting caught up on my Florida adventures so you can see what the heck I’ve been doing the past few months. Sorry for being away for a while and thanks to everyone who kept reading. Things were a little crazy and I just couldn’t seem to find the inspiration to write here.  I’m turning myself around and feeling excited, inspired and ready to take on new challenges!

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Back in December Jason took me down to Bunche Beach to search for more wonderful things.  Bunche Beach was historically a segregated beach (now open to the general public) and named after Dr. Ralph Bunche, a famous black American who was a mediator for the United Nations.  It is a natural tidal wetlands area on San Carlos Bay and is now called the San Carlos Bay / Bunche Beach Preserve.  A really interesting fact about Bunche Beach is that it is an environmentally friendly facility and the water & electric are solar powered.

It was a bit windy and just after the cold snap so there were some cool dead marine life on the beach.  There were a TON of birds as well and I couldn’t resist chasing them off the sandbar.  Check out the video below to watch me being ridiculous.

Nurse Shark

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Seaweedy stuff

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Frozen Spider Crab aka Decorator Crab

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Frozen Baby Hermit Crab

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Frozen Baby Horseshoe Crab

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That’s it for my adventure to Bunch Beach.  I’ve got tons more stuff to share with you guys