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South Florida: An Explorer's Guide
South Florida: An Explorer's Guide
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The second in a series of three travel guides covering the state’s natural and cultural attractions, hometown eateries, and just plain genuine experiences, South Florida: An Explorer’s Guide goes beyond the usual “Miami and the Keys” focus to bring you places with a genuine Florida feel, including rural towns around Lake Okeechobee, arts hamlets on the Southwest coast, offbeat beaches on the Atlantic Coast, and authentic nature experiences and downhome cooking throughout the tip of the peninsula. 
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The second in a series of three travel guides covering the state’s natural and cultural attractions, hometown eateries, and just plain genuine experiences, South Florida: An Explorer’s Guide goes beyond the usual “Miami and the Keys” focus to bring you places with a genuine Florida feel, including rural towns around Lake Okeechobee, arts hamlets on the Southwest coast, offbeat beaches on the Atlantic Coast, and authentic nature experiences and downhome cooking throughout the tip of the peninsula. 

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It was an exhausting (and exhaustive) experience researching the first edition during two back-to-back years of hurricanes that damaged places we'd already visited. We're researching the new edition now, for release Fall 2009.

About Sandra

Whether slogging through Florida’s swamps in search of a ghost orchid or bouncing around in a van on the back roads of Patagonia, author Sandra Friend enjoys immersing herself in her work. With 2,500 miles on foot and eight hiking books to her credit, she is...

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