Enjoying a relaxing day at Tarpon Springs, Florida

We decided to take a day and just do some fun tourist things. So off to Tarpon Springs we went this morning. Sher and I had been here before last year but had not really explored the Sponge Dock area very well.

I say just some touristy type things, however we did spot a sign for an estate sale and had to stop. What a great stop it was. The building was packed with some beautiful things ranging from high end antique furniture to some nice glass ware to some old saddles and about everything in between.

Statue honoring the Greek sponge divers. That is a real sponge boat tied to the dock.

Statue honoring the Greek sponge divers. That is a real sponge boat tied to the dock.

Sponges for sale in the market

Sponges for sale in the market

We had a great time just walking along Dodecanese Blvd. and visiting most of the many shops. We met some nice people and I even found a leather vest that fit. We decided to grab a bite to eat at the Parthenon, one of many Greek restaurants in the Sponge Docks area. I’ll have a full review up soon, but I can tell you it was good eating!

Right now we are back in the RV enjoying some rest time, and planning the rest of the evening. There are a couple of beaches and some parks that look interesting. We may have to stay around here overnight and continue sightseeing tomorrow.

 

 

Tile mosaic on the side of one of the market buildings

Tile mosaic on the side of one of the market buildings

Plaque with the sponge diver mosaic

 

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