Urban Paddling: Belle Isle, FL

JonaBeth RussellJonaBeth Russell Major grinsMauiRegistered Users Posts: 1,065 Major grins
edited February 21, 2014 in Journeys
Last weekend we visited my cousin and his fiance', in Belle Isle, a quiet community near Orlando, not far from the airport. Their backyard is quite peacefully guarded by tall wooden fences and a large overhanging tree at the edge of the bordering canal. The narrow canal meanders through the neighborhood, opening up to Lake Conway (middle), where there's roughly 1800 acres of super clear water, sandy bottom lake bed, and beautiful boat houses at the ends of wooden docks.

In our usual form, we rallied the two lovebirds into a bit of paddling, and the weekend was a success, in terms of beautiful scenery and good times all around. Of course, Beth and I served as their personal paparazzi...after all, it was their anniversary weekend!

Now, they have the fever to acquire a pair of kayaks or stand-up paddleboards! We paddled Saturday and Sunday, as well as a little bit Monday evening. The photos below are from all the days.

Thanks for taking the time to view. The full album can be seen here: 2014-02-14 Anniversary Weekend - JonaBeth Russell LIFE Photography Enjoy!



Leaving the shoes at home...
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This is the lake! What a beautiful surprise this place was!!
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And the return home...
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Comments

  • JeffC230JeffC230 Lost and Confused St Pete, FLRegistered Users Posts: 165 Major grins
    edited February 21, 2014
    awesome shots! looks like you had a lot of fun! hello down in St Pete =)
    Jeff K.
    Newbie in Action
    http://www.photospaced.com
  • JonaBeth RussellJonaBeth Russell Major grins MauiRegistered Users Posts: 1,065 Major grins
    edited February 21, 2014
    Thanks and hello!!! We definitely had enough fun to be bordering a legal limit somewhere, I'm sure :)
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