The whole area where we stayed, especially Watercolor, was just so surreal. There were pastel beach houses everywhere situated perfectly by the beach. The area was so clean. It was like a movie set. Watercolor was the area where The Truman Show with Jim Carrey was filmed, by the way. They chose a great spot.
|Because Cats and Dogs are people too.|
In Seagrove and Watercolor, most of the businesses are local. We ate like royalty while we were there at the local restaurants. This included The Market Cafe, Bruno's Pizza, Barefoot Barbecue, The Red Bar, The Donut Hole, and Heavenly's Gelatto shop.
|My meal from Barefoot BBQ|
One day, we went to Sun Dog Books and Central Square records. That was pretty nice. I didn't find a whole lot at the record shop since most of the music was indie pop or indie rock, but they did have a decent selection of punk with more Riot Grrl albums than I've seen anywhere else. I was also thrilled at the fact that they sold book T-Shirts like a Lolita by Nabokov one.
My trip was also highlited with my quest for the final Vampire Kisses Novel, Immortal Hearts. I'm not a fan of teen novels, but I've been reading this since I was about twelve or thirteen. Raven, the main character, was a gothspiration of mine before I knew anything about the subculture, so it is dear to my heart. My GPS doesn't work well all the time, so it lead us all over the place to find the Barnes and Noble. There was none in Panama City like the thing said. We then went all the way to Pier Park where somebody told us one was, but we couldn't find that either. We gave up, and went the next day to Destin to a Books-A-Million where I finally found it.
|I hope this book is worth all the trouble getting it.|
|The Starbucks' Koi pond|
|A cool article I found about rockabilly and pinup style becoming popular.|
|Joe fumbling with the newspapers at the Beach.|