The first day,
Our plane finally landed in airport. We have taken the subway for go to our youth hostel.
The next day, we have taken the subway because it fast, but at the end, we had to walk, it ecological. We have taken a surf lesson at Clearwater, we have had the time to swim. It was great !
The last day, we have taken the subway to go to the aquarium of Tampa. We have seen river otters, alligators, stinrays, sharks, penguins and many other animals… It’s a great aquarium !
It was a great trip !
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Information about Florida :
The Florida is a american State located on the South-East coast of the gulf of the United States. With more than 20 million inhabitants in 2015, it’s a matter of third State the most populous state in country. The Florida ranks 22nd in the americans States. His political capital is Tallahassee, but the conurbation the most populous is Miami, with 5,5 inhabitants (estimation from 2009).
His geography is marked by a extended coastline, by the omnipresence of water and by the threat of hurricanes. The climate varies from subtropical in North, at tropical in South.
Since his discovery, in 1513, from the spanish Juan Ponce de León who baptize her « la Pascua Florida » (« the easters flowers »), the Florida is a stake for the colonial powers europeans before integrate the United States.
The floridian culture is the reflection of influences and heritages multiple, amerindian, afro-american, anglo-saxon and hispanic.
The 3 March 1845, the Florida becomes the 27th State of United States, with for first gouvernor William Dunn Moseley. She acquired a seal in 1847 and two universities in 1851.
In May 1865, the northern general Edward McCook is in charge of regaining control of the Florida. He challenges the colonel George Washington Scott, do did hoisted the flag of United States on capitol in Talahassee and reads the proclamation of emancipation of slaves the 12 May. The American Civil War is over in Florida, who is officially reintegrated into the Union the 25 July 1868.
Flag and symbols :
Flag : A cross of St. Andrew red of the background white, with a seal of the Floida posed in the center.
Symbols : tree -› sabal palm,flower -› coreopsis, bird -› mockingbird
His animals emblematics, like the manatee and the alligator, can be seen in the Everglades, one of the most famous national parks in the world.
Various information :
The Florida is know for his theme parks, the production of oranges and the Kennedy Space Center. She is internationally famous for the tennis, the golf, the car races and the sports related to the sea. In Florida is the biggest Disneyland in the world.