Posts Tagged ‘Gainesville’

Foodporn, Pho Hanoi, Gainesville, Florida, Vietnamese, Restaurant

goi cuonafter overcooked shrimp, tasteless onion rings and lousy service at the Seabreeze Restaurant in Cedar Key, florida, and a tough morning drive, finding the Hanoi was a life saver. Cheerful, efficient staff, a fine bowl of Bun Bo Hue, Cafe Sua Da and a Goi Cuan  (Vietnamese Soft Spring Rolls- Shrimp and Pork Tofu, Grled Park or Chicken, Vermicelli Rice Noodles, Lettuce, and Cilantro wrapped in clear rice paper and served with Peanut Sauce), got me back to better than normal, whatever that might be….

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Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park, 4732 Millhopper Road, Gainesville, Florida

devilsDevil’s Millhopper Geological State Park is a suburban park. When the gates opened at 0800 the local joggers were jogging in place waiting patiently. I found it all quite interesting and worth the hour I wondered around.
“In the midst of north Florida’s sandy terrain and pine forests, a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep leads down to a miniature rain forest. Small streams trickle down the steep slopes of the limestone sinkhole, disappearing through crevices in the ground.Lush vegetation thrives in the shade of the walls even in dry summers. A significant geological formation, Devil’s Millhopper is a National Natural Landmark….

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