Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Boca Grande, FL

I'm feeling a panic attack coming on ... packing up, saying goodbyes, and re-applying for my last semester for grad school.  why does school always leave me in a tizzy and a pit in my stomach? So today I needed to share something tranquil instead of frantic.   How about a trip I took, pre blog days, to Boca Grande.  It is one of my favorite places in Florida.  Boca Grande is quaint.  There's hardly any cars - most people drive golf carts, bike, or use the heel to toe express.  The homes are so beautiful - grand sprawling mansions to cute cottages.  There are tons of cute shops with interesting finds.  BG, is a feast for the eyes.  
there's this old library inside of a mansion.
i adore it.

maps and books.  two of my favorite things.
check out the books for the kiddos
there's a huge outdoor part to the library.  
the gasparilla inn.  it's a gorgeous hotel with lots of cottages available.
a pink cottage. yes, please.
the best days are those spent with your toes in sand & water
our transportation.
i'm moving in.
or maybe here (:
the place is covered in banyan trees.  my favorite trees. they shout florida.
hope you've enjoyed these pictures.
i'm hoping to return this fall. 
Love from Basel


  1. boca is beautiful sarah! good luck with everything. xoxo

  2. Love the pictures, this place looks magical!
    Have a great rtip home, looking forward to read everything about it! Have a wonderful start back in the States and I am already looking forward to meet you next year when you are back to Switz!!
    Liebe Grusse, Kristina

  3. Your blog is adorable! I'm a new follower! Hi *waves* these photos are amazing! I love the library in the mansion!!! I would love a library in my mansion!!! (Wait... I need a mansion first)

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  5. wow i enjoyed these very much. :D

  6. love those pictures. and breathe- this is only temporary!

  7. these pictures are gorgeous, love the vintage light coloring! hopefully they will calm you in your panic!

  8. can i talk you into the thought that pensacola looks the exact same and you should come here!!! hahah j/k!!! can't wait to see you baby cheeks! love that pink gas pump!

  9. Beautiful and carefree!:D Thanks for sharing these pictures!:D

    Good luck with everything!:D

    ***** Marie *****

  10. Gorgeous! I am missing some beaches and hot weather right about now!

  11. What magnificent photos these are!!! Once I get my new camera for Thanksgiving I mean Christmas I will be picking your brain a bit more for specifics on the editing programs you use. :)

  12. Love the vintage photos!! Makes me want to just take off and explore. Enjoy your adventures!

  13. Fantastic photos! That pink gas pump is so cute :-)


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