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“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

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Wentletrap




Lately I have been exploring by land and sea. Revisiting black mangrove forests I haven't walked in for 15 years. In my exploring I discovered a new secret spot. I will call it Secret Spot, "Wentletrap". I remember  many young grasshoppers in that area of the island and also many moths. It was like a Charles Dickens novel, "A Tale of Two.....

6 comments:

AntKaybe said...

I can hear the sucking sound of my shoes slogging through the mangrove mud.

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

I think the mangrove roots are so cool.

Traci Mason said...

Does the name of your new secret spot imply you find wentletraps there??

Love love the mangroves..agree with Kim..the roots ate soooo cool!! Anytime Im aroind mangroves I alwaus look for the mangrove snakes..they are there, rasy to miss!

Susan said...

Pam posted about wentletraps on "I love shelling" today. It's an omen. Any red tide towards Cayo yet?

Capt. Brian Holaway said...

Traci, Wentletraps can be found at this secret spot.

Capt. Brian Holaway said...

Susan, Love Omens. There has been a hint of red tide at Cayo but not enough to speak about. Today was beautiful at Cayo.(not like there is a bad day) Look forward to seeing you in 9 days.