Guy Harvey Magazine

SUM 2013

Guy Harvey Magazine is focused on fishing, boating, scuba diving, and marine conservation. Portfolios from the world's best fishing photographers, articles on gear, travel, tournaments, apparel, lifestyle, seafood recipes, sustainable fisheries.

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On this particular trip, I left the house early and didn't get to favor my cafecito for the journey. When traveling with the family, we tend to make frequent stops to enjoy what each island has to ofer. Over the years, I've tried to opt out of the tourist traps and really plug-in to the local community. First stop today is an old favorite: Denny's Latin Café at MM 99. I order the Café con leche and a tostada. You can't get better than friendly locals and authentic Cuban food. After the pick-me-up breakfast, it was time to get down to business, and I headed to nearby Island Dolphin Care to say hello. IDC is a non-proft organization that was developed to help children with special needs and is also located at MM 99. Their mission hits home with me because I have an eight-yearold son with autism. I got the opportunity to meet Assistant Director Gretchen Thomasson and her incredible staf at a recent feld trip my son took from his school. The program is in a natural, non-threatening environment and ofers a The author's son, Logan Delgado, gets a personal introduction to the dolphins at variety of diferent activities to engage visitors. Island Dolphin Care, near MM 99. The main attraction is getting to interact with dolphins and all the other marine animals. This is a thrill for most, but my son was not too receptive the frst time. I

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