Monday, January 15, 2018 : 2017 roadtrip map, Passion USA

I have uploaded an enhanced map of our September-October roadtrip in the South. It features :


  • The complete roadmap,
  • The hotels where we stayed,
  • The main attractions (about 40).


The map is interactive. You can drag it, zoom it in and out, and reset it if you're lost. You can view the map here :


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You can see the trip here :


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Fell free to send me a mail if you have any question.


I've kept myself busy, oh just slightly,  lately, with my company Passion USA. I created new summer 2018 attended roadtrips. There are 4 of them, which you can find here (in French) :


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See you soon for the next update !

Friday, October 13, 2017 : Back in France

Our flight has been eventless. It lands at Paris-Charles de Gaulle almost thirty minutes early and we walk thru customs and collect our bags almost instantly, a miracle for this airport. It's unexpected but welcome.

Read More: 20171013 - Friday, October 13, 2017

Thursday, October 12, 2017 : Miami, Charlotte, flight

It is the day we leave. We made no plans for this morning. We take our time for breakfast.

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017 : Miami, sea excursion

Today, we have scheduled a sea excursion with Sandrine and Christophe (, two French expats relocated in Miami. We made our reservation long ago. The one thing beyond our control is the weather, and the forecast last night was not overly optimistic.

Read More: 20171011 - Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 : From Key West to Miami

We are not quite ready to leave Key West.

Read More: 20171010 - Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017 : From Florida City to Key West


This morning, after breakfast, we take the road to Key West, the famous Florida Keys Highway, which hops from island to island on a series of more or less scenic bridges, down to Key West.

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Sunday, October 8, 2017 : From Naples to Florida City

The weather seems intent on getting roughly decent again, that's a change compared to the few drops of rain we had last night.

Read More: 20171008 - Sunday, October 8, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017 : Everglades, Naples

Theoretically, we had nothing on our schedule for today. We work miracles to fill the void.

Read More: 20171007 - Saturday, October 7, 2017

Friday, October 6, 2017 : From Crystal River to Naples

Wake-up is unusually early today. We have an appointment at 7 am for an excursion with manatees.

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Thursday, October 5, 2017 : From Saint Augustine to Crystal River

We are cursed.

Read More: 20171005 - Thursday, October 5, 2017