Moonshine in the Ten Thousand Islands
of the Everglades.
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A simple “overnight” trip,
but with about 42 miles to cover.
On offer in this story is a photo journey of a quest to find a “lost” bit of old Everglades history. It’s the story of a Prohibition era liquor still hidden deep in the mangrove jungles of the Ten Thousand Islands.
It takes us back to the beginnings of the fascinating life story of Chokoloskee resident Loren “Totch” Brown who lived there. If you are not familiar, his book is a must read:
Totch: A Life in the Everglades by Loren G. Brown
With the Liquor Still Bay mission accomplished, we headed out into the Gulf on a slack tide. The paddling was easy and serene, and not at all what the Gulf waters would have waiting in store for us.
It forced us to re-examine our situation!
Full story at:
Revised and updated for your reading pleasure!
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