July 5, 2015

Who Said That?

Florida's quote of the day

| 7/5/2013

"We started out in one of those little rooms, and that was a little too much Old Florida."

-- Darlene Loder, from Madeira Beach

The speed limit drops to 15 mph for a quarter-mile strip of small motels on Casey Key.

Any slower than that and visitors might very well turn back time, which is sort of the whole point. On a quiet summer day, with a little imagination, the beach-and-bay motels look like 1963.

Same cinderblock buildings and courtyards open to the Gulf of Mexico. Same palm trees and sea grapes. Same surf and sunsets.

Read more at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

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