Impulsive travelling is definitely a part of my nature and it seems to be spreading to my mom as well! We decided to take a quick trip to Florida for a few days. Longtime visitors of Sanibel Island and Ft. Myer's beach, we decided to continue our exploration of Florida's Gulf Coast by spending a few days at Treasure Island.
Our first day at the beach was also the day of some of the worst weather Florida has received this winter. At first, we thought the forecast was wrong, as the day started off beautifully. But then, ominous storm clouds lurked on the horizon and the wind picked up. There were riptide warnings so it was too dangerous to go in the ocean, but luckily our hotel had a heated pool and hot tub. Despite some strong winds and rain that made the hot tub look like a whirlpool, we figured it was alright to hang out in there. Then, someone on the second floor yelled down, "We're under a tornado warning!" So we got out of the hot tub and waited out the storm...for the entire rest of the day!
Even though we didn't have the best weather, Treasure Island has some of that "Old Florida" charm and some gorgeous beaches!
Hi, I’m Crystal! I love to travel and am currently a graduate student in Scotland. You’ll get all the best tips and insights from my experiences as a former ice-skating coach in Iceland and former study abroad student. Of the 27 countries I have visited, a type 1 diabetes diagnosis has been the strangest land yet. Type 1 has not slowed down my travels and you'll learn how to take type 1 with you on the road! You can connect with me further on Instagram @CrystalChilcott, or send me ideas of where I should travel next via email: firstname.lastname@example.orgHappy Travels, Crystal
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