S3E2 – Koreshan State Historic Site, Estero Fl

/home/wpcom/public_html/wp-content/blogs.dir/5d6/44223106/files/2015/01/img_0728.pngAfter a couple of days at Sue’s parents to get the trailer cleaned up and organized for our actual camping season we drove an hour south to Koreshan State Historic Site, about ten miles south of Ft Myers. This is our second visit, we also camped here in March 2013. That blog post has a lot of the details about the park so I won’t repeat them here.

It feels great to finally be camping in such a scenic (and warm, mid-80s both days) place. Koreshan is an excellent example of a carved-out-of-jungle Florida state park.

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I’m sitting behind the trailer typing this and I can’t see any sign of civilization beyond our own stuff. In fact it is so pleasant I sat here until it got dark and dinner was ready.

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Tuesday morning we took the short nature trail along Estero Creek to the Koreshan Unity Settlement.

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It winds through several bamboo groves originally planted by the Koreshans near the end of the nineteenth century.

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We haven’t had a good beach walk since last spring so went to Delnor-Wiggens State Park in Naples to enjoy the sunny afternoon. Saw some interesting avian life.

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Late afternoon was spent provisioning at Whole Foods and getting another new tire at the Naples Walmart.

Comparing the new tire I got Saturday with the weirdly worn tread on the old tire that did not blow out made me think I should replace it too. I’ll install the new tire tomorrow morning before we go a little further south to Collier Seminole SP where we will meet our friends from Marine City, Jean and Craig Coverdill.

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11 thoughts on “S3E2 – Koreshan State Historic Site, Estero Fl

  1. Yeah for you two enjoying the great outdoors! Vicariously, I join you! It is freezing, almost desolate here in MI, but your post has warmed me today. Thanks for sending sunshine…..aaaaahhhhhhh. đŸ™‚

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