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Fun Photo Friday — Key West and Cozumel Favorites


Cozumel

Below are today’s Fun Photo Friday photo gallery favorites of Key West and Cozumel. Click on any image to enlarge and bring up the slide show:

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Carnival Victory — More Key West and Cozumel


End of the Rainbow — The final stop on U.S. Route 1

On Front Street you’ll find Harry S Truman’s Little White House, which is always good for a little plaque photography:

Harry S Truman Little White House

Here are some other images of Key West:

Leaving Key West behind our next destination was Cozumel where, once again, our shipmates brought aboard purchased liquor hassle-free for confiscation and return at voyage end (see: Touring the Carnival Victory — And Why Carnival can suck it on any future cruises).

Cozumel

Ursula and I have done Cozumel many times, so we stuck close to port on this occasion. Indeed, most of the photos you see today were taken along Here are a few images Avendia Rafael E. Melgar, which runs along the shore in San Miquel de Cozumel:

Cozumel

Cozumel

Hard Rock Café Cozumel

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Carnival Victory — Key West


Hard Rock Café, Key West

Ursula and I love Key West. It’s just a naturally charming and photographically fun place to visit. This was the first of our two stops aboard the Carnival Victory. And, yes, people did in fact bring aboard the ship liquor purchased in Key West for confiscation and return at the end of the voyage. To understand that reference you can read the whole sordid tale at Touring the Carnival Victory — And Why Carnival can suck it on any future cruises.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Duval Street

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

Disembarking at the cruise pier places you at Mallory Square. This area is rife with interesting things to photograph. Here’s the old Customs building, which now houses the Key West Art & Historical Society:

Key West Customs Building

There are several interesting statues in the area. Here is “Contact” by J. Seward Johnson:

“Contact” by J. Seward Johnson

Housing the Ripley’s Believe It or Not Museum is the Souvenir Bank Vault dating back to 1891:

Souvenir Bank Vault, Duval Street

One of the more picturesque buildings near Mallory Square has to be the Shipwreck Treasure Museum:

Shipwreck Treasure Museum

Shipwreck Treasure Museum

If you stick to Duval Street going south, and then return to the cruise dock via Whitehead Street, here are some additional sights along the way:

Key West Lighthouse and Keeper’s Museum

Key West Lighthouse and Keeper’s Museum

Southernmost Point Buoy

Key West “Shotgun” Houses

The Bull/The Whistle Bar

Key West charmer

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