Myakka River State Park

July 15, 2013

One of the best things about Florida is the amount and variety of parks you can visit and explore. This time we went to Myakka River State Park, on our way back from Arcadia . We had a nice and relaxing walk around and although we didn’t get to see some of the biggest animals that live around there, we did have some nice surprises.

Watch the birdie! We had a bit of a laugh with this little one – as we approached he flew away complaining… that’s it COMPLAINING! and if he wasn’t it sure sounded like it. He didn’t seem to like the fact that we were disturbing him by walking along the river.

Pretty flowers.

A small alligator. He didn’t get too close and we didn’t really want it to.

Did I say it was relaxing? It was really pleasant and we shared some good moments taking pictures around here.

A monkey climbing the palmtree… oh wait. It’s my husband.

The dress was good camouflage.

Mr D spotted this very little one, It was a miracle he didn’t get squished. I hope he grows up to be a big frog and dies of old frog age.

What I wore: Dress – H&M for Water collection, via Ebay (how perfect was that for this holiday?) Sunnies – Moschino, Hair flower – H&M (on sale), Sandals– Topshop, thrifted on my day out with Curtise, Bracelets – present from Mr D’s Grandma.

Has anyone been to the parks in Florida? If so, which one is your favourite?

Don’t forget to sign up for the eyewear  giveaway, it would be great to get 50 participants so they can give one lucky reder a pair of glasses totally free! Otherwise it will just be the six $20 discount vouchers.

I am adding this post to Patti’s Visible Monday over at Not Dead Yet Style. Have a lovely week everyone!

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  • Reply Señora Allnut July 15, 2013 at 08:35

    so fabulous pics and so lovely dress, really appropriate!, glad you’ve enjoy a so relaxing time!

  • Reply SACRAMENTO July 15, 2013 at 09:56

    Wonderful photos, and magic always YOU IN THAT PALM dress.
    I love your cute sandals, dear Sara.

  • Reply Patti @ NotDeadYet Style July 15, 2013 at 14:07

    what a gorgeous place! I’ve lived in Fla forever and have never been, but you are inspiring me. Love your dress and all the great pics – thanks for sharing with Vis Monday!

  • Reply JGRuddock July 16, 2013 at 09:27

    That little frog is so gorgeous (as are you, of course!). Brilliant photo. And, I love your wish for it to have a good life! xo

  • Reply pastcaring July 16, 2013 at 19:44

    What a beautiful place. That tiny froglet – sooo small!
    You look gorgeous, love the dress, and pleased to see the sandals getting an outing! xxx

  • Reply Connie* July 17, 2013 at 00:29

    Such nice frog wishes. You fit right in with the palm trees but open toe shoes? I’d be afraid that an alligator would chomp your toes off!

  • Reply Jan Graham-McMillen July 17, 2013 at 17:14

    You look delightful … very pretty, sort of Rima the Bird Girl from “Green Mansions”. With a modern dash of attitude.
    You huz makes me nervous walking out on that palm … dangerous water to plop into!
    Glad you had a good adventure … what an amazing little froggy. We’re hearing a lot of the big ones here at night. Good to hear them, as they are having survival issues, world wide.

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