Shelling on Sanibel Island, Florida
Sanibel Island, found on the western or Gulf of Mexico coast of Florida is best recognized for its beachlocations along with a plethora of seashells. USA Today named Sanibel Island in their list of top ten beaches in the United States, and yes it brings in visitors from all around the globe. After large-scale winter storms or hurricanes is most likely the best time used for seashell hunts. Mollusks in the gulf die and their exoskeletons plunge towards the gulf’s bottom. When storms blow across the Gulf shells usually are brought in by it, plus the longer it is between these storms the larger the treasure trove of shells.
Florida Sanibel and Captiva
Down on Florida’s southern Gulf coast, Old Florida lives on. Of the more than 100 sunny, carefree coastal islands, the best-known of them are Sanibel and Captiva, connected to the mainland by a three-mile causeway and with a reputation for palm-stencilled sunsets, unparalleled tarpon fishing and some of the country’s most romantic beaches, as well […]