ART of alternative facts – the last snows of winter on Florida Bay!

((( Alternative facts and artistic license )))

Creating visual fiction in the Everglades!

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Presenting the alternative facts:

It’s been a long cold winter in the Everglades!

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Little Rabbit Key in Florida Bay on a very cold winter day!
Pictured here as seen from the Johnson Key chickee camping platform.

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Massive icebergs are crossing our eastern borders from Canada.

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It’s February and the ice floes continue moving down into Florida Bay!

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In Florida Bay they break up into small ice floes!

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A ring of ice and fresh snow now surrounds Little Rabbit Key.

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Snow all along the shoreline.

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On a sunny but cool 28° F/ -2° C day!

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Fresh snow piled up on Little Rabbit Key!

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Only the sun’s radiant heat can melt the snow!

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The hot Florida sun shall melt no snowflake before it’s time!

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Snow that’s accumulated for days.

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In the cold depths of winter on Florida Bay in Everglades National Park.

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Fresh heaps of powder snow!

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Mangroves wrapped in a blanket of snow.

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Much already melted by the warm Florida sun.

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Mangrove icicles at Little Rabbit Key framed in a green garnish!

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Yet in the shade frosted icicles remain, encasing the foliage.

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Frost envelops a lone mangrove shoot.

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A frozen sugary coat on the green mangrove leaves!

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Sugar coated sweetened tender mangrove shoots.

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As the day wears long, the air begins to chill.

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Icicles on black mangrove pneumatophores!

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The icy water locks up the mangrove roots together!

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Mangrove roots, snow and sheets of ice in the Everglades.
South Florida’s walking coastal Mangroves – Roots Paddling, Photography and Dreadlocks!

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The sweeping arcs and curves form an icy embrace.

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Roots and snow at Little Rabbit Key! 😉

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A blanket of frost and snow surrounds the entire island!

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A blanket of snow cover the shoreline.

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“White winter wonderland at Little Rabbit Key #1”
Available from Kayakfari ART Photography.

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“White winter wonderland at Little Rabbit Key #2”
Available from Kayakfari ART Photography.

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“White winter wonderland at Little Rabbit Key #3”

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“White winter wonderland at Little Rabbit Key #4”
Available from Kayakfari ART Photography.

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“White winter wonderland at Little Rabbit Key #5”
Available from Kayakfari ART Photography.
“Roots walking in a Winter Wonderland”

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Wintery skies full of little fluffy clouds overhead.
Little Rabbit Key – a camping jewel in Central Florida Bay!

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Little Rabbit Key – a camping jewel in Central Florida Bay!

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Under the moonlight at Little Wabbit Key!
The Supermoon of 2016 and the full moon camping experience at Little Rabbit Key.

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Will it snow again tonight or is this the end of winter?

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Ice floes moving in the cold darkness of Florida Bay.
Red lights of the cell tower at Flamingo, 12 miles away as the photons fly!

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Actual Fact:

Everything I’ve said is a lie. Even this is a lie!

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Actual Fact:

This is actually all sea foam!

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Actual Fact:

You can experience a winter day at Little Rabbit Key for yourself!

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Little Rabbit Key – a camping jewel in Central Florida Bay!
Kayakfari ART photography – “A view to a Chill”

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But ..

don’t expect snow in the Everglades anytime soon!

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Enjoy!

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Actual fact real ice on the Rio Grande in the high desert of New Mexico!
Winter Wonderland paddling – kayak photography at Cochiti Lake on the Rio Grande in New Mexico!

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Paddling in a Winter Wonderland – kayak ice breaking on the Rio Grande!

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