Last week, on Sunday I arrived to the Sarasota/ Bradenton area of Florida to spend a week with my friend Nadia, before she leaves the US for a permanent move to the UK.
We went to The John and Mabel Ringling Museum of Art.
The rose garden.
Afterwards, we had lunch at the Beach House restaurant.
Beach day at Longboat Key.
We went to the Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium on Longboat Key.
Magnificent houses across the waterway.
The Selby Mansion.
In the conservatory.
There was a tropical rainstorm so we had lunch at the Anna Maria Oyster Bar and then came back to my friends house to watch Pride and Prejudice.
All in all it was a nice week away...but there's nothing like coming back home.
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