The sponge capital of the world April 22nd 2015 Last Labor Day weekend we went to Tarpon Springs in Florida which was once known as the "Venice of the South." We were wondering whether to spend the weekend there or just go for a day trip. We decided on the latter as Tarpon Springs is only about a two hour drive from Orlando.
We left Orlando at 8:40 a.m., and took Interstate 4 West first, then changed to Interstate 275 South. The town of ... read more
North America » United States » Florida » Tarpon Springs Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
I am originally from the beautiful land of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma in Southeast Asia. I left my homeland in 1978, and lived/worked in several countries before settling down in Florida, USA in 2011. Although I have been living abroad for so many years, I still consider Myanmar as my real home, and have been back there regularly to visit old friends and relatives. I believe I can classify myself as a citizen of the world. While not competing for most traveled person, I consider myself fortunate to have traveled to 44 different countries so far. Will be quite happy if or when I get ... full info