Scenes from Sanibel #34

We’re so sorry to have missed your “Daily Beach Therapy” for the past few days! 

While we continue to work out a few remaining technical issues on our end, we thought we’d treat you to some treasured “Scenes from Sanibel” posts from over the years – Enjoy!

 

 

“The earth has music for those who listen.”  » Read more

Spectacular Sanibel Videos: #3

Photo by Pam Rambo, iLoveShelling.com

 

As Sanibel Island’s most charming and engaging authority on seashells, Pam Rambo has developed a phenomenal following through her website iLoveShelling.com, where she’s shared hundreds of blogs, videos and shelling stories with hundreds of thousands of shell lovers around the world.

As Pam says, “There’s more to collecting seashells than finding a few beach treasures.  » Read more

Spectacular Sanibel Videos: #2

Photo by Mik Swe

 

Yesterday we teased you with a 90-second look at J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge.  Today, if you have a little time, you won’t want to miss this exquisitely shot 14-minute video of the Refuge by Mikael Swe, a wildlife and bird photographer from Sweden, from December 2017.

He captured some truly beautiful footage from two visits on the same day (one early morning,  » Read more

Spectacular Sanibel Videos: #1

Photo from the Sanibel-Captiva Islands Chamber of Commerce

 

There’s nothing more anxiety-relieving than watching a video that so perfectly captures the beauty and serenity of Sanibel Island.

This week, we thought it would be fun to dig into our treasure chest of videos and share some of our favorites with you.  First up, a 2013 video entitled “Ding Darling:  America’s Birding Hotspot”  » Read more

Lunch, Anyone?

Photo by Caribbean Castaways

 

Can you really limit your favorite Sanibel dining locales to just five?  It’s certainly challenging, but we have to agree with the restaurant suggestions these two “Caribbean Castaways” filmed here last year.

“Castaway Crystal” and “RumShopRyan” are travel bloggers who happen to live locally, so they know what they’re talking about when they recommend their “Top 5”  » Read more

Not Like the Old Days

Pre-pandemic photo of “Science On a Sphere”

 

Remember that dusty old globe of the Earth that used to sit in the corner at school?

The IMAG History & Science Center in Fort Myers has the 21st century upgrade.

Science On a Sphere (SOS) is a room-sized, global display system that uses computers and video projectors to display various earth system scientific data onto a six-foot-diameter sphere,  » Read more

O … M … G!

 

Have you ever wanted to become more involved in conservation efforts on Sanibel?

Become an OMG (Once-a-Month Giver) and help the J.N. “Ding” Darling Wildlife Refuge protect habitat for wildlife and educate our next generation of conservation stewards about the importance of nature. Your support is vital and will have a positive and direct impact on the crucial conservation work the Refuge does.

As an OMG,  » Read more

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