Wordless Wednesday: Florida Beaches are Oil-Free

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Media frenzy is causing quite a stir in Florida lately. Tourism is our livelihood and the Deepwater Horizon oil spill is casting a dark cloud of negative attention over the Sunshine State. Vacationers are rethinking their vacation plans because of the “what if” scenario. “What if there is oil on the beach when I visit?”

Well, “What if” there is an earthquake, volcano, terrorism attack, chlorine leak, food poisoning, or… well, you get the idea. There’s no guarantee where someone travels for a vacation it will be glitch-free. That’s why there’s travel insurance.

For those not in the know or those who don’t believe it, as of today, there is no Deepwater Horizon oil on Florida beaches. Enjoy this slice of paradise taken at Englewood Beach on May 20, 2010.

Englewood Beach, Florida, May 20, 2010

Oil-free! Englewood Beach, Florida, May 20, 2010

Author: Solo Travel Girl

Originally from Buffalo, N.Y., a hiking trail led Jennifer Huber, aka: Solo Travel Girl, to a career path in tourism. She has worked in the tourism industry for more than 20 years including 10 years with a park management company in Yellowstone, Death Valley and Everglades National Park. She currently lives in Southwest Florida, and maintains this travel blog with the goal of inspiring others to travel alone, not lonely.

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