Butterfly Rainforest & St. Augustine

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to visit my sister, who recently moved to Gainesville, FL. I didn’t have much to do while she was working, so I spent one afternoon in the Florida Museum of Natural History (conveniently located on the UF campus) visiting their Butterfly Rainforest. It was a beautiful greenhouse filled with over 60 species of butterflies, plants and small birds. I spent well over an hour in there admiring everything and taking hundreds of pictures. Here a few of my favorites:

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Giant elephant ears.

We also visited St. Augustine, the oldest city in the United States. We spent most of the day on the beach; Rachael hooped and I tried to tan (but ended up with a pretty significant sunburn).

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Then we visited a lighthouse and ate delicious shrimp tacos.

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The Attendant’s Quarters

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mmm, tacos…

I’d say it was a successful trip!

Thanks for reading!

One Comment Add yours

  1. Rachael says:

    Those tacos were so good! Love these pics 😀 and I’m glad you enjoyed it here ♡

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