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Our group ready to head out

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David, George, Gene Peggy and Jerry G.

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Julie, Paul & Wally

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Our group in the hospital parking garage

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Taking the elevators down from the gazillionth level of the parking garage

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View of Tampa from the water taxi pick-up point

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Water Taxi waiting area

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Our group at the water taxi pick up station

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Here's our ride

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On board the water taxi

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On our way

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Our motley pirate crew

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Just relax and enjoy the ride

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Good conversations

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Jose Gasparilla pirate ship (part of Gasparilla parade)

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Cruising past the University of Tampa

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Approaching Ricks on the River

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Coming into Ricks

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Heading for the chow

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Some of us sat inside where they had AC

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Some of us braved the outdoor heat

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Study that menu

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We had to move from this table because of the rain

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Peggy heading for the water taxi pick up

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Cruising past Amalie arena

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Approaching the history center

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Tampa Bay History Center

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History Center entrance walk

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History Center lobby

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Cigar production was a big part of Tampa's history

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Typical cigar store

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Seminole squaw with her foot-power sewing machine

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Did you know Maas Bros stores started in Tampa?

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Studying Tampa area points of interest

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Images of historical Tampa

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Tampa was a big cattle shipping port. No Bull !!

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Part of Florida's citrus industry

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Something to do with drift wood

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MacDill AFB has long been a big part of Tampa

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Read the book "A Land Remembered"

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Pick up station at the History Center

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Looking at our watery path back to our start point