Day 5: Boom

Best light is right at sunrise!

Best light is right at sunrise!

The morning started without a cloud in the sky.  Sleeping was not happening as my blistered feet from the past 4 days throbbed.  It was still dark at 4 am but was nice to go outside and watch the stars set.  Our beds were pretty much like at home but without the mattress, just the box spring.   Not a good combo for being sore.  It was tempting to not swim out but I knew the sun would light things up out there.  I swam out by myself again as the sun rose.  Tide was off to be firing but the waves were clean with offshore winds.  I stayed out for about an hour until the sun was too high.  Headed in for breakfast and a little rest.  Smoothies are a must here!  We all took it easy the next few hours until the tide switched.  Once it switched, it turned on!  Matt was on it quick!  Jimmy and I followed limping on the beach path.    I decided against swimming again as the blisters on my feet were starting to get infected.  I shot long lens from the beach for about an hour.  It really only fired for about 30 min.  This place goes on and off so quickly!  We all headed back to the room to start packing and listen to Matt bored out of his mind.  Packing slowly into the evening, our pickup for the 3hr drive to the airport was at 8pm.  We squared up what we owed and grabbed one last dinner before getting in the van.  Another long night was ahead of us!  Our flight left on time just after 1am and landed in Fort Lauderdale at 530.  Another one in the books!  Thanks to all of you for following me along on another adventure!  Till next time!


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