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JIMMY BUFFETT

WHAT WOULD JIMMY BUFFETT DO    KEY LARGO   YOU TUBE

 "Where is Margaritaville?" -------- "When you are there, you will know." Like Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville, the Conch Republic is  a state of mind with pirates, smugglers, and escape of your everyday life. Ernest Hemingway, six-toed cats and a bar called Sloppy Joe's have influenced the Conch Republic's ( MARGARITAVILLE ) rich history as much as sunsets, Caribbean waters, and tropical nights.

There are many exciting and magical adventures waiting for you in Key Largo.

You can fly above the water on a parasail, walk our nature trails or relax and enjoy the wonderful birds and other wildlife that await you as you kayak through John Pennekamp State Park or the Florida Bay.

The Ocean Pointe Suite’s is the finest resort for your vacation pleasure. Centrally located in Tavernier, Florida, we just a 90 miles from Key West or an hour drive to Miami. This year round tropical escape sits on the shore of the Atlantic Ocean. When people think about the keys, they think Jimmy Buffett. Enjoy the excape from the cold weather, the job, and your daily routine. What could be better  than sitting on a tropical beach. You can sip on a margarita, while listening to Jimmy Buffett.Taste the myth of a cheeseburger in paradise. There are people everywhere that love Jimmy Buffet music, become a Parrothead.

Jimmy Buffett (born in Mississippi, but raised in Alabama) singer-songwriter, comedian, romantic individualist, eccentric and drunkard. He has made a career by selling a state of mind.

Jimmy's own words describe his early days:
"I got into music basically to meet girls, no doubt about it. Women have always been an influence on my music, good and bad. It looked like the greatest job in the world. I was in college at the time, a freshman at Auburn University. I was a shy, awkward kid from Mobile, kind of a wallflower. My roommate had a guitar, and even though he knew only three chords, he always seemed to be the center of attention with women. I said, 'Teach me those chords'."

Went to Nashville, in search of glory. His early albums Down To Earth (Barnaby, 1970) and High Cumberland Jubilee (Barnaby, 1971), later compiled as Before The Beach (MCA, 1993) .

After moving to Florida, Buffett started his mission in life.

Songs You Know By Heart (MCA, 1985) is an anthology.

Boats Beaches Bars & Ballads (MCA, 1992) is an anthological 4-CD box-set.

BOOKS TO READ - A Pirate Looks at Fifty *** A Salty Piece of Land

JIMMY BUFFETT -  has come to symbolize a carefree Caribbean lifestyle

The myth of the cheeseburger in paradise is about being there and living in ones means.

Singer/songwriter Jimmy Buffett has translated his easy-going Gulf Coast persona into more than just a successful recording career -- he has expanded into clothing, nightclubs, and literature. But the basis of the business empire that keeps him on the Fortune magazine list of highest-earning entertainers is his music.

Jimmy Buffett Books 

 

Jimmy Buffett' Margarita


     1.  Fill shaker with broken cubed ice.
     2.  Squeeze TWO fresh lime wedges into shaker.
     3.  Add 2 oz. Cuervo 1800.
     4.  Add 1/2 oz. of Jose Cuervo White
     5.  Add 1-1/4 oz. of Roses Lime Juice .
     6.  Add 1/2 oz. of Bols Triple Sec
     7.  Add "a splash" of Bols Orange Curaco
     8. Cover shaker tightly!
     9. Shake vigorously.
     10. Rim glass with Lime peel (outside only!). 
     11. Salt the outside only.
     12. Add fresh ice.
     13. Strain mixture over ice.
     14. Squeeze in 1 lime wedge .
     15. You are now in Margaritville, kick back, and enjoy!

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Date: 7/17/97; 11:29:28 PM
From: The Pacettis <Elliott.Pacetti@nashville.com>
Subject: CRD: A Pirate Looks at Forty

A Pirate Looks at Forty     CORAL REEF  YOU TUBE 
By: Jimmy Buffett

G         
Mother, mother ocean

I have heard you call

C                                           D
I wanted to sail upon your waters

Am7  G
since I was three feet tall

                Am  D
You've seen it all

Am7            G
You've seen it all

I watched the men who rode you
Switch from sails to steam
And in your belly you hold the treasure
That few have ever seen
Most of them dreams
Most of them dreams

Yes, I am a pirate
Two hundred years too late
The cannons don't thunder
There's nothin' to plunder
I'm an over forty victim of fate
Arriving too late
Arriving too late

I've done a bit of smugglin'
I've run my share of grass
I made enough money to buy Miami
But I pissed it away so fast
Never meant to last
Never meant to last

I have been drunk now
For over two weeks,
I passed out and I rallied
And I sprung a few leaks,
But I've got stop wishin'
Got to go fishin'
I'm down to rock bottom again
Just a few friends
Just a few friends

I go for younger women
Lived with several awhile
And though I ran away
They'll come back one day
And I still can manage a smile
It just takes a while                
Just takes a while

Mother, mother ocean
After all these years I've found
My occupational hazard being
My occupation's just not around
I feel like I've drowned
Gonna head uptown

Jimmy wrote this song about a Bartender in Key West. While he was having a drink , a bartender told him  about his life. Supposebly, Jimmy wrote this as an ode to this 40-something he met back in the late 60's

High Times: What did you think of High Times singling you out as the smugglers' favorite?

Buffett: As long as I don't get arrested, that's fine. I guess everybody would like be a smuggler. I mean, it's a fascinating thing, right? It's adventurous, romantic, swashbuckling. There's something about going to sea there's this mystery and romance that I think is carried over in literature and music.

BUFFETT HISTORY  "High Times" article (December 1976 Issue)

KEY LARGO   YOU TUBE - Jimmy Buffett Interview on The Today Show

KEY LARGO   YOU TUBE - Jimmy Buffett - Son of a Sailor

KEY LARGO   YOU TUBE - Jimmy Buffett - Come Monday

KEY LARGO   YOU TUBE - Jimmy Buffett - MargaritaVille

A Pirate Looks At Fifty

We are indeed the people our parents warned us against! Our generation, the Boomers,  we have been through a lot. They were the best of times.  They were the worst of times. We are now approaching the summer of our  years. Part of that stage of life is reflecting on what we have done and what we will do with tommorrow.  We are growing older, but are younger then that now.

Baby Boomers were (and in many cases still are) the hippies, Flower Children, the 'dreamers' that believed in peace, love, rock & roll - tune in - turn on. Baby Boomers took to the streets to protest everything from civil rights, to animal rights, to foreign wars. We promoted free love, burned bras, staged sit-ins/love-ins and tried to legalize… legalize (pause... remembers) oh, yeah— pot. We flashed peace signs, grew our hair long, burned our bras, ahhh... memories. We followed Timothy Leary, thought eight track players were cool <sigh>, listened to the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Janis, The Grateful Dead (oh... so many more). Ya we’ve raised quite a bit of hell during our half-century or so. You name it, we’ve done it, drank it, smoked it... Our history lives in our music, books, movies, television shows, and clothing.

ENTERTAINMENT  YOU TUBE KEY LARGO

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing."
– Albert Einstein

Welcome to Another Day in Paradise!

Ocean Pointe Marina

For hundreds of years people watched sunsets from the west side of Key West. This is where every night the sun goes down in glory. It was said that the tradition of applause as the last piece of the sun disappears behind the horizon, was started by Tennessee Williams while sitting down with a gin and tonic.

In the sixties when the counter culture movement began and "hippies" started their quest for paradise. Keys became a place to be.

The contemporary incarnation of  SUNSET CELEBRATION  really took off in the late 1960's as groups of carefree gypsies descended upon Key West and Mallory Pier in search of paradise. The way that the sunset ceremony got started is that all the "freaks" as drug users were called in the sixties, used to go down every evening high on LSD to watch Atlantis arising mythically out of the cloud formations at sunset. There wereabout 30-40 regulars many of whom lived in Fogarty house which at that time was full of hippies.

Sunset Celebration takes place at Mallory Square in Key West, Florida. The participants of this Key West attraction consist of arts and crafts exhibitors, street performers, food carts, psychics and of course the thousands of tourists from around the world who visit this Key West art show. Each night around two hours before sunset masses of people, both locals and tourists alike, flock to the water's edge to experience a multicultural happening and to watch the sun sink into the Gulf of Mexico.

Mallory Square is located at the north end of Duval, Whitehead and Front Streets, along Wall Street. Facing out onto the Gulf of Mexico, it's a favorite spot for locals and visitors alike to toast each evening's sunset.

Key Largo Sunrise, Sunset & Moon Times

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Have you been yearning for an island adventure? Not able to get to the Banana Republics?? Well, you don't need to change your latitude to change your attitude!

Escape to Margaritaville... Margarita - That frozen concoction that helps me hang on

Cheeseburger in Paradise - Hamburger topped with American cheese, iceberg lettuce and tomato.

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OCEAN POINTE SUITE # 1307, KEY LARGO, FLORIDA - OCEANSIDE - MM 92

Ocean Pointe Vacation This upscale Condominium Resort is located directly on the Ocean in Key Largo. Offering a beautifully decorated condo, with two bedroom - two bath with whirlpool tubs for weekly and monthly rentals Ocean Pointe Suite is located,about one hour drive south from Miami international Airport,The hard Rock Cafe-Casino,the Art Deco South Beach and Miami shopping.
About 90 miles east of Key West.



Rates (in US Dollars )
Sep 01-Dec 15 ... $125/night .. $ 800/week. (3 night min)
Dec 16-Aug 31 ... $150/night .. $ 950/week. (3 night min)
Holidays ........ $200/night .. $1100/week. (3 night min)
Special Events .. $200/night .. $1100/week. (3 night min)
Special Events includes Mini + Open Lobster Season.
20 % deposit required to make a reservation.
Refundable up to 30 days before arrival date.

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
 

 
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Welcome...This page provides information on accommodations as well as a description of the amenities at Ocean Pointe Condo Resort located in Key Largo, Florida. Why stay at a hotel when you can rent an affordable holiday vacation lodging, situated directly on the atlantic ocean. Rent directly from the owner of this chalet, cabin, villa, home, apartment and condo accommodation in the beautiful Florida Keys.


Accommodations include - 2 bedroom, 2 bath suite, a full kitchen, living room, a private balcony with oceanviews.

Amenities include - 67 acres of tropical hardwoods, a protected mangrove forest and beach. Heated pool and spa, lighted tennis courts, marina and waterfront cafe with bar.


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Beautifully decorated, two bedroom, two bath, third-floor Condo. This unit is located at Ocean Pointe Suite and is perfect for anyone who dives, loves to boat, or wants to fish. This cozy unit is warm and inviting for those looking for a relaxing vacation or a getaway.

This resort condo has everything you need to restore your body and your mind. There is an outdoor pool and spa. There is a marina with dock space and boat ramp. There is a fishing pier, beach, canaba all in a park like setting. A sandy beach for relaxing and your tanning pleasure.  There are many restaurents in the area. There are many parks and beaches. You can bike, walk, kayak, sight see, charter boats, water sports, historic sites ect..... Or don't do anything.

Welcome to Ocean Pointe! This condo is available for your enjoyment. Please call or e-mail and you are well on your way to paradise!!!

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Amenities: Phone, Air Conditioning, Cable TVS, VCR, Stereo, CD Player, Full Kitchen, Microwave, Dishwasher, Refrigerator, Ice Maker, Cooking Utensils provided, Linens provided, Washer, Dryer, Hot Tub, pool, BBQ grill


Activities (on site or nearby): Beach, pool, Tennis, Biking, Coral Reef,Golf, Parks, beaches, Fishing, Wildlife Viewing, Backcountry Fishing,  Dea Sea Fishing, Kayaking, Shopping, Restaurants, Cinemas, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Boating, Waterskiing, Windsurfing, Parasailing

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