KEY WEST, FLORIDA


Key West is known as the southernmost city in the Continental United States and a seaport destination for many passenger cruise ships.  
Naval Air Station Key West is an important year round training site for naval aviation  due to the superb weather conditions. It is also a
reason the city was chosen as the Winter White House  of President Harry S. Truman. The official city motto is "One Human Family."

Since we've been here before, we decided not to do any tours, but just to wander on our own. Dina decided to stay on board because of the
somewhat threatening skies. There was a little drizzle happening when we started out, but before too long we got caught in a torrential
downpour. I was soaked by the time Izak, Jay and I got back. Dina got a good laugh out of that.



The view from the ship of the harbour - with threatening skies above.


To the left of the last view. Not many boats I'd say.


And the view to the far left.
    

One boat that was in the harbour was this one. A schooner used to
take tourists out for a spin around the harbour.
 

The Key West Museum of Art & History, formerly known as the Old Post
Office and Custom House.



The street in front of the Museum. Notice the sculpture of the dancing
nudes in front of the building.

   

The sign marking the Museum.



Down a side street we spotted this tourist train, which had an faux engine
followed by open air cars so the passengers can take in the scenery.

   

A side view of the tourist train.

 
 
A sculpture near the museum.
   

The "Old Town Trolley", now used as yet another tour bus.



The Clinton Square Market. The sign at the very top reads
"U.S. Coast Guard
".
  

Yet another tour bus. This one is for the "Ghosts & Gravestones Tour"
which guarantees "We'll drive you to an early grave". Lovely!



Our Ship.
I included this picture because the way the ribbon is painted on
the front reminds me of a Disney character.



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