“Captain Brian Holaway is well versed in the intricacies of our unmatched locale. He can guide to and through a multitude of out-of-the way tidal creeks, bayous, keys and islands. More important is his passionate interest and respect for the region. With unique insights from his many explorations and his studies, not only does he identify the birds and wildlife that inhabit our semi-tropical watery land, but he explains their interconnectedness to their environment and each other. In addition, he shares the fascinating history of rugged people who came long before us: Florida Native Indians, the Calusa, the Spanish, the Cubans, early homesteaders, and the wisdom evident in the growth of their culture.

You will come away with great enjoyment and a new understanding of this beautiful place and its history.”

Historian, Betty Anholt
Author of Sanibel’s Story

Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sea Shells and The Beach

You never know what you will find on the beach. Everyday is a new expedition. I have been exploring some remote spots on Cayo Costa Island this month. This week lettered olives shells were found and a unique Florida fighting conch. I about fell over when I discovered this worm shell in the photo above. This particular worm shell is the thickest I have ever found. The Pacific worm shells in Panama were thick but this one was rare indeed. Not knowing what you will find is the beauty of the beach.