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Photo of the Week: Staring Out Into Sarasota Bay.

It was sunny summer day in Sarasota, Florida near Siesta Key just staring out into Sarasota Bay. From the shoreline within Bay Island Park I looked off into the distance at the Ringling Causeway Bridge. You know what would be even better?! To be sitting on the boat. 🙂

Siesta Key, Sarasota, Florida, Sarasota Bay

A Foodie: At Home, while Road Tripping and Abroad.

My inspiration for this post came from Karla of Traveller soul and her post Travel Theme: Food. Yum! 🙂

When out on a day toad trip, traveling far, far away or roaming around home I’m always out on the lookout for great eats. You can be sure my camera is not to far away. I got hungry just processing these posts. Well without further ado.

Breakfast, Breakfast, Breakfast

Breakfast at Lucky's Cafe, Cleveland, Ohio

Shipwreck at Lucky’s Cafe in Cleveland, Ohio

Poached eggs on Sourdough Bread at Sydney Cove Oyster Bar in Australia

Poached eggs on Sourdough Bread at Sydney Cove Oyster Bar in Australia

A good ole Waffle House breakfast in Perrysburg, Ohio

A good ole Waffle House breakfast in Perrysburg, Ohio

The Grove Chestnut’s Breakfast in San Francisco

The Grove Chestnut’s Breakfast in San Francisco

The American Breakfast at Zingerman's in Ann Arbor, Michigan

The American Breakfast at Zingerman’s in Ann Arbor, Michigan

Burgers, Sandwiches and More

Double-Double Cheeseburger Animal Style at In-N-Out Burger in Daly City, California

Double-Double Cheeseburger Animal Style at In-N-Out Burger in Daly City, California

Fully loaded Cheeseburger at Zip's Cafe, Cincinnati

Fully loaded Cheeseburger at Zip’s Cafe, Cincinnati

The Varsity, Atlanta, Georgia

The Varsity, Atlanta, Georgia

Fergburger, Queenstown, New Zealand

Fergburger, Queenstown, New Zealand

Sara's and Sally's Diner, Erie, Pennsylvania

Sara’s and Sally’s Diner, Erie, Pennsylvania

AJ Bombers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

AJ Bombers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Corned Beef and Cheese sandwich at Primanti Bros., Pittsburgh

Corned Beef and Cheese sandwich at Primanti Bros., Pittsburgh

Triple Threat Corned Beef, Maize and Blue Delicatessen, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Triple Threat Corned Beef, Maize and Blue Delicatessen, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Corned Beef Zingerman's Style - Ann Arbor, Michigan

Corned Beef Zingerman’s Style – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Skyline Chili Dogs, Cincinnati

Skyline Chili Dogs, Cincinnati

Seafood

New England Clam Chowder, Sam's Chowder House, Half Moon Bay, California

New England Clam Chowder, Sam’s Chowder House, Half Moon Bay, California

Fish & Chips, Coleslaw, Sam's Chowder House, Half Moon Bay, California

Fish & Chips, Coleslaw, Sam’s Chowder House, Half Moon Bay, California

Siesta Key Oyster Bar seafood, Sarasota, Florida

Siesta Key Oyster Bar seafood, Sarasota, Florida

Siesta Key Oyster Bar seafood, Sarasota, Florida

Siesta Key Oyster Bar seafood, Sarasota, Florida

Faroe Island Salmon, Blue Point Grille, Cleveland

Faroe Island Salmon, Blue Point Grille, Cleveland

Mac ‘n Cheese

Steak Mac 'n Cheese, Frankenmuth Brewery, Michigan

Steak Mac ‘n Cheese, Frankenmuth Brewery, Michigan

Bacon & Cheddar Mac, Sweet Lorraine's, Michigan

Bacon & Cheddar Mac, Sweet Lorraine’s, Michigan

Logan's Mac 'n Cheese, Findlay, Ohio

Logan’s Mac ‘n Cheese, Findlay, Ohio

Mac 'n Cheese at Slows Bar BQ, Detroit

Mac ‘n Cheese at Slows Bar BQ, Detroit

Pizza

Meat Lovers Pizza, Gino's East, Chicago

Meat Lovers Pizza, Gino’s East, Chicago

Chicago-style deep-dish pizza at Exchequer Pub

Chicago-style deep-dish pizza at Exchequer Pub

Butcher's Special pizza in Christchurch, New Zealand

Butcher’s Special pizza in Christchurch, New Zealand

BBQ Chicken Pizza at The Terminal Brewhouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee

BBQ Chicken Pizza at The Terminal Brewhouse in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Rocky Mountain Pizza in Atlanta, Georgia

Rocky Mountain Pizza in Atlanta, Georgia

Fellini's Pizza in Atlanta, Georgia

Fellini’s Pizza in Atlanta, Georgia

Gotta Love Sample Platters

Sample Platter & Frites at The Malt Bar in Auckland, New Zealand

Sample Platter & Frites at The Malt Bar in Auckland, New Zealand

Gotta go. Lots for eats to discover out on the open road. What food and drinks do you gravitate towards when dining out at home and in your travels?

Photo of the Week: The Open Water in Sarasota.

I captured this shot as a passenger going over the Siesta Key Bridge (Siesta Dr., SR 758) in Sarasota, Florida. It connects Siesta Key with the mainland. Looking north, just the open waters straight ahead. Off in the distance you can see condo high rises and the John Ringling Bridge which connects the mainland with Lido and Longboat Keys and lots more Gulf of Mexico beachfront.

Siesta Key Bridge, Sarasota Bay, Florida

Capturing the Color of My Travels.

Thank you to Pola of Jetting Around for tagging me to take part in the TravelSupermarket’s “Capture The Colour” photo contest. It’s a great way to look at and find photos you’ve taken that are dominated by a single color. Prizes are offered, but reliving travel memories is the biggest reward.

Blue

Capturing the Color Blue - California PCH

When I think blue, I immediately think of water and the sky. What better place to find both of  these then the PCH (Pacific Coast Highway) in California. A sunny day and the Pacific Ocean, what more can you ask for?! Photo was captured in southern California near Malibu.

Green

Capturing the Color Green - Auckland, New Zealand

Just north of Auckland you’ll find lot’s of green in the hills of Shakespear Regional Park. A country feel right outside the city. When you run into lot’s of green in New Zealand chances are you’ll see lot’s of sheep too. Get a closer look at the greenery and sheep.

Yellow

Capturing the Color Yellow - Ludington State Park, Michigan

That circular ball of yellow, the sun, goes below the horizon everyday to the West wherever you are at. Who doesn’t love a sunset? It’s even better when it’s over water, like this shot from Lake Michigan at Ludington State Park in Ludington, Michigan.

White

Capturing the Color White - Siesta Key Beach, Sarasota, Florida

The cool, white sand of Siesta Key Public Beach in Sarasota, Florida is the first thing that came to mind with this color. One of the more popular, well-known and award-winning beaches in the United States. This gem along the Gulf of Mexico is a must visit. Checkout Florida: Siesta Key Beach and Village.

Red

Capturing the Color Red - Holland Lighthouse, Michigan, Big Red

Arguably the most well-known lighthouse along Lake Michigan in Michigan is “Big Red”, which sits opposite Holland State Park along the Holland Channel. Have always enjoying my time here no matter the season. Checkout Michigan: Holland State Park and the “Big Red” Lighthouse.

Now’s the fun part. I’d like to tag two fellow bloggers to take part in this great exercise. Your it!

Mariana of Travel Thirst
Anis of Five Foot Traveler

Florida: Siesta Key Beach and Village

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