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The. And it’s a Hyundai. Someday. And welcome to our divine daily podcast episode, two forty and he’s Wednesday. Twentieth. February and we sitting here on studio together. Drinking coffee is beautiful day outside seventy four already in the morning, and we enjoying it. Your hos rates get with the master of masters and your host, Matt. And I was just going to say it was nice not waking up in the morning and half to wiping off the do off my windows. All really means. You walk up really late. Yeah. Relate, try the other other direction li-literally put anyway. Yeah. It is nice as how tight beautiful. Twentieth. I was in a beach yesterday doing something. And and I couldn’t believe how many people sitting on a beach. Crowded just sitting. Yup. So they’re they’re flowing in seasons. And on my point is they sitting they do nothing. Yeah. City. Yeah. Yeah. They’re here on vacation or enjoying their time today. Yeah. It’s obviously that’s only as working. That’s right. Uh-huh. That’d be loved. We do. Yeah. We do. I love what I’m doing right now. Do you drinking coffee you best talking guzzling coffee coffee guzzler? Yeah. And that seems to be touched it subject. We have our sponsor we do in our sponsor is divine Naples coffee. Shop coming to you the doors are not open right now. But they are providing us the coffee, and we want to invite you. And we’ll let you know when those doors open, we invite you to come in and have the best Cup of coffee in all the Naples that will inspire your poets poets poetry and divine Naples coffee. Shop is part of divine Naples dot com. The also in for Senator into downtown, APRIL’s, and we took the first business under our own Birla, and that is divine spa. So now, divine spa became to be divine. Naples are all insane building and are looking to serve. You and provide you with excellence of information. I was looking for everything about Naples were just trying to inform people about Maples and the surrounding area and south southwest, Florida. We got some information for you today about the surrounding area, and we are about to build a community and bring more people to our local businesses because they are just really essential part of our local economy and the community three jobs, and you’re happy to have them because they just shared their passion most times in with the customers and what they do they lost. And we just love to be part of this community if you coming and traveling to Naples, or if you live here, please come to divine APL dot com as often as you can. And if you wanna share some of your stories, or some of the pictures or anything, you have you can do you have always pictures or video you can use Email share as divine Naples that gum, and if is appropriate because you know, we may never know. May get some world is full craze that about you know, it may not like, it would be say sure, be careful if you if you say something nice about mad needle share it. Stay positive. Anyway. That’s what we try to bring. Here’s a positive vibe and smile as much as we do live in the healthiest and happiest city accordingly in the United States, they say, and we just want to you know, spread the love that’s v do and for that reason of spreading lawf- via podcasts. And if you, you know, if you like what are you hearing done forget to subscribe, whatever the platform yarn on right? So we are here sitting in our studio every single day, you know, bringing something interesting something new today subject is, and it is ten things you might not know about Maples. It’s not actually just Naples, but it’s the surrounding area and just starting off on this. I want to say, you know, we’re known for pristine beaches. Yes, you know, sunset, and we are also known for great podcast. The. Euboea VR. So it’s the golf capital of the United States. And so there you have it. But you know, we’re surrounded by most Italian restaurants in on St.. Maybe the French bitter. Get busy down there on better. But anyway, all the Naples is surrounded by golf courses communities beaches, you know, restaurants nice streets like fifth, and that type of thing you’re actually surrounded by one of the most awesome ecosystems in the world. And we’re going to talk about a few. You have all in the world. You know, how walled is big. That’s huge.
And so do you mean like the biggest it’s one of the best? Okay. Maybe I’ll correct myself. It is one of the biggest and best ecosystems that ever ever ever go in see. And you know what? I now I’m thinking, well, just let me just give you one one of the one of the facts, and some people may know, you may be a local live down here know all about this place, and where you may be a tourist and don’t know. So some people may know the information some might not. But here goes I point did, you know, according to trip. Advisors travels choice award Marco island is the number one island in the US and number four in the world. Remember, I just said in you mean by visits or what they decide how how it’s the number one. It’s choice that they made. Number two. I just wanna touch sharing just put. Inputs like my thoughts. Right. So like then fifteen years ago Tripadvisor was a joke. People are like, you know, taking joke, and look how much credibility burnt. I mean, they say something, right? And even talking about it on a podcast. I mean right now the amount of the people using trip advisor. And I it’s based on their opinions. They take this really seriously. So it’s really nice to see you know, how rating the I mean the Marco island. Yeah. Because his seriously vengeful wonderful island, and is number one rated it’s never one rated in the US and in the world, take that into perspective. Listen to be in the world think about how big the world is saying, it’s unbelievable. Well, it’s believable. I guess coordin- trip advisor. But you have both been there. I love mar. Okay. People. Let me love mar Levin, I do too. I don’t go to often. But when I go, you know, it’s it’s a pain sometime because the travels so let me just say people Ma. Island is really nice island. So if you don’t have to go there just don’t because when we go there, we don’t know parking spaces, whatever to get there. You not all of you cannot go there understand that please just keep some, you know, some spaces for the locals. For the. You know, that’s true soon going to be traveling by Baltimore God. Because seriously, the whole island is very hard to even park next to Starbucks. It’s just so one way way out and willing. Luckily, I know some tricks how to bargain some of the places. Sure, those drinks I cannot reveal you can’t disclose now. Yeah. But in oh seriously. It’s wonderful wonderful right next ten thousand islands. I was just going to mention sorry. Don’t you Marco island is the largest of the ten thousand islands in? This is a group of islands that are famous for kayaking fishing and also gathering shelf. Yes. Yeah. And you can just like, you know, there’s all kinds of water support activities. Like, you know, you can you can get tour guides that will be you know, that you can discover on our website right things to do in that type of thing or write your own jet, skier, whatever and just hop from island island. You know, you know, even just just. Get out there and enjoy there’s so many different ten thousand islands Agean that sit conceal something you do. Okay. So I when I got here like twenty three years ago, I had the best job into all I worked for a big corporation. But I very soon realize the expenses are higher than what I was making here. Yeah. Competitive what I was making Europe. And so I had to take another job, and I had the best job in my life. And that was on the beach in Marco island, and I was I was working boy. No, no, no, no. I was working at the beach attendant, and he were doing tours in ten thousand islands we were doing renting jet skis, and you’re like setting of them. I mean, I was little bit younger than today. You know? And it was really good job because I had such a beautiful if you, you know, everything all do realize of or in my view and passed them those water. Yeah. It doesn’t really care about much. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. And and I was singled that time. Yeah. There you go. So you can imagine. Yeah. That was the best job. Your eyes popping all the saying. You know is popping that what I’m saying is, you know, the job didn’t feel like job vacation because somebody rent jet ski head to show them. How it works under my boss? His name was Richard in the rising there, by the way, I will be talking about him next few gas because he dust tours and ten thousand islands until today. And he’s one of the most knowledgeable guy in the ten thousand islands and his job there because you know, if you get lost in thousand islands, you cannot find maybe just John groves all kinds of you need to to to be well schooled to be tried those waters.
They are cases where people get the, you know, end up in jetskis in girls. And they’re those situations very interest keep in mind that you want to get somebody who knows they are. Yeah. But when when somebody rent a jet ski. Hit to always test it with us. The jury had to test it before put it away. Yeah. And he always said, you cost me so much money on gas amply cost me. I always say listen, I have to make sure the customers happy and satisfied. Yeah. His operating properly. I have so many hours onto jetski that I don’t have to ride jet skier. Don experience all of the till? Let’s go to point. Then there’s also the Everglades waterway in this runs from Everglade city to Flamingo, and it’s a great place to kayak again. And did, you know, here’s an interesting fact that it’s actually ninety nine miles long and takes seven to nine days to complete what walking just by guess, I don’t know, obviously, kayaking or whatever. Stephon days cocky, you’re getting I don’t think there’s going to be any trails that diesel seven ten miles a day. Yeah. I mean, pretty lazy. I mean, maybe you you’re superhuman can get seven days. But I’m just presenting the facts, let me just let me explain if I go on kayak is usually rented kayak, and that is limited in time. So you should see the speed. I’m taking up if I have only two hours you ever motor in it. No, I have two hours to get back, and I don’t wanna pay extra fee. You should. Always saving the dollar. Cise out of it to I come back. That’s cardio. I get some mileage on that for an extra five bucks. Yeah. They look at the where you been they get some snow on it. Yeah. Go ahead. Then you have the fuck patchy strand. Preserve, and this is a preserve that helps out the environment, and is also home to the ghost orchid, and I disliked the say home to the ghost orchid because we have an article written about the ghost on our website. In are interesting. You know history about it. Yeah. And it’s really awesome might want to check that out. And then I kind of have nickname. It goes back to Hatschi master. Yeah. That’s actually sticker on your color. I do I do. And so you get a lot of respect for that. Yeah. Even the police. And I just want to mention the orchid good distorted goes begging like thirties, right thirties or something. And it is really interesting story. I’m this is the only place in the wall a game where ghost orchid actually exists. Yeah. It’s really awesome in its unique species and just read that article, and and just get get get the history of that. Really amazing. Yeah. It’s just amazing. And then you have a did, you know that the western Everglades is the only place in the world where you can see alligators and crocodiles living in the same attitude while now these are saltwater crocodiles, by the way, most people probably crosses the United States. Wouldn’t even know that there was an actual crocodile species here in the United States. Okay. So I have two questions educational question. We’re gonna test you right, now don’t know. Not that. I’m the inhouse pharmacists Nessie house. Professor. Yes, alo-. It’s simple question. So do you know how I altogether can run short of distance. I have no idea. Okay. So you just got the points and. Probably won’t know the answers to the questions to or you said two questions to don’t overload, my brain. Yes. So he can run forty miles an hour chilies. That’s a man the best way to do run away from exact. Yes, sir guy in Florida, h one. Yeah. Exactly to do. You know, how recognize the difference between alligators and cloakroom by the teeth. I guess no. But the shape of their mouth. Okay. Yeah. Crooked is more like pointy the on the and and alligators more like why why short NY almost like you short? What? Description. Oh, by the way, I forgot to mention these visit and medicine. I hope it doesn’t. He’s sort of. I. Just saying. If you like crocs Dom kidding. Oh, and he’ll his own cracks hooks right anyway. Digress. I love let’s take you on these targeted aggression.
There’s nobody else here. I know. Well, they’re coming. Probably can’t wait for me to get out dig coming for you coming. They got they got something to say, it’s also the home of the big cypress national park, which is the largest preserve in the United States. I’m going to say some two we have a lot of invasive species that are introduced to this environment. And one of them is the Burmese python. You just can’t I guess or whatever. Until they have seasons tags or whatever for people to try to help to to hunt them down and get them for for studying purposes, and understanding, you know, they popped two hundred babies in a couple of months. I mean, how have you? And maybe I can look this up to tomorrow, whatever. But I think one of the largest was found down here just a couple of days ago. It was huge. I forget the exact place. I think it was maybe out in a Moccoli. I thought replace, but yeah, we’ll try to hunt down that information. But so you have a lot of invasive species that have come from other places in the world. And you know, at one time Miami was a one of the number one places for getting exotic animals, you know, the the port of delivery I ever and so so that’s one the Burmese python python. And you know, you never know you might be out in the big Cyprus. You know, there’s there’s actually I forget the name of the lizard. There’s a lizard. He is larger desert and change the color mill mainly. You can see them green. Good name with. That’s that’s not Guana. No different name for it. Will look at a I I’m busy. You’re all. To me. Glosses you see more. There you go. Four is better than. -olutely then we’ll also someday we’ll talk about it. There’s corkscrew swamp sanctuary, and this is an awesome place with a lot of walkways and everything and you probably actually come into contact with an alligator. And then it’s also great place to see birds. We have tons of species of birds. We can’t get into that all here today. But in future will be discussing and informing me more about that a lot of the foul life that we have here. And then also it’s the home of the Florida panther. It’s interesting though, the Florida panther, you know, there’s different varieties in the United States of the we can call the cougar the panther, whatever. But I believe it was a species introduced from from Texas that was brought in here to try to repopulate the panther population here. And actually it’s estimated that we have about one hundred twenty two one hundred sixty adults remaining in this preserve area. So all your numbers are increasing. The are increasing. And it’s funny because when you go down all the way down to call your boulevard, and if you know where east Naples is Andy go off forty one and you turn left onto call your boulevard, you’ll go through a section of call your boulevard that actually has panther warning signs. Yes. Not like in California where I’m from. We have deer crossing signs whatever we have panther crossing signs. Well, it’s still better than having Google. Because crooner in your language is was related to something else. Thank you very much. Yeah. Well, that’s a subject for another day. I can say anyway anymore there. There’s some information for you today. And we’re going to try to do this. You know from time to time we’re going to the nature of this particular podcast, Monday through Friday is to introduce people to local businesses and allow that business owner to be able to explain why they do what they do what kind of services they provide the vision behind it and try to make connection between the business owner and the consumer consumer meaning you who may be looking for those types of products or services. So we’re just here to be able to use this podcast Bill local businesses, Bill community and just try to be informative. And if you wanna be on causes of business owner, it’s very easy can go to divine, Naples dot com. Four slash daily, dodgeball. Kost filled a forum on that. They can get over there. That’s right. But let me just say this. I mean, I have to give credit the amount of the information. He brought in today’s up so unbelievable. And he is just all some to learn some of the, you know, pinpoints of this beautiful avid that we live in and the if somebody’s just maybe sitting in the car right now and driving down to Florida and listening both costs and is somewhere like two thousand twenty six February. And they looking forward to be on the beach even crowded more than today than they already excited to do something else that sitting and doing nothing giving away and actually getting out and just just taking in the environment the wildlife, and that type of thing there’s just so many beautiful things to see down here.
And we’re going to try to inform you on all those different types of things. Just like the ghost orchids absolute and encourage you to use our local businesses rent kayaks or Podolsk boards or their guys which having ups Lutely awesome ratings on Tripadvisor too. And that’s the name rice tight and their ecology st-. You know, remember we had them on. And they will they will give you two of the Everglades and also ten thousand islands, and you can take pictures, and according to them than the day is never disdain, you can you can repeat that you know, two three times. And you always gonna see something else. Yeah. Exactly. Yep. Day down. Here is the same you promised. You’re going to go and to remember the I did planning to like going into kayak? So I feel too restricted. Why? I’m not gonna do the kayak option. I’m going good with jetski option because the other involves too much exercise how because I don’t like to be confined in KYW. No, let me just say this. I’ll take the responsibility for pod alling. Getting you tell me has the right there in two hours. You see dispeat-? Yeah. Right. So I don’t need your muscles smell. I’ll just. Have a life preserver on what I need you to do is when we on the kayak need you to sit in the bag. So the front is lifted. I can’t visions of can’t go faster. Oh my God. I just loved it should see my face. He starts looking face and rate. Yes, he always been. Yeah. I grow. Just love jokes. ’cause I’m always the target. Then let’s get somebody else. It’d be we can pick on you. You need to be fostered on. Yeah. But listen, we have this thing in Europe say if people talk about you you are alive. Yeah. Oh, there you go. Yeah. I’m saying, that’s right. If they stop talking about you that’s pretty much dead and gone. You are you are still alive Renault thought. Yeah. Anyway, this is awesome. That you done. Thank you very much looking for more information because he’s so educational you just I think that the sole founding you had you know in seven seas. Yeah. You’ve been alone and seven old search on the seven seas there. I were alone as ING at the stars alone and into like into boat and seven seas. I went on the trip alone. Good very good something happened. And you just got so improved. Yeah. You know, it’d be like be like, you movers new met point sixty eight. Versus short lifetime. As getting is getting better and better. He’s like vine. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. They drink vine. Good better. He ate, I taste you Jing wine. Oh my gosh. Yeah. Anyway, I don’t drink. So don’t drink. That’s a fact. Yeah. So thank you very much where they send me an awesome job looking for tomorrow podcast. What are you going to bring? It’s really nice to educate our listeners because of course, you know, you don’t know everything. And if they coming here or did just wanna know that have been more. It’s good to give them information. I learned so much today. Thank you for getting me, your wealth, and that we have our local events and Evan masters here. And we’ll else that would be than our own Matt or circus director now I had come on. Now, what’s going on divine people in my first event for you today is bike night in classic car show. That’s February twenty first which is tomorrow that’s between five pm and ten pm. And that will be held at the show factory and nature park in north Fort Myers. So go ahead and go on their website and check it out just type in shell factory in nature park. And it’ll come up, and it’s it’s a free admission. Get to look at cars are going to have some drawings, and they’ll have some live entertainment music, by Cray, Z Joe ban. So the restaurant will also be opened up till nine o’clock. So go out and enjoy looking at cars and bikes a bug bite motorcycles. Yeah. Yeah. And then this event I found I I love because I come from that from the industry TV industry. I have a TV background autoradio radio background. And this is the Benita springs international film festival. That’s going to be actually held from February twenty first to the twenty fourth.
And this is at the center for the arts VO Nita springs, and they present seventy carefully crafted narrative documentary animation in short films from around the world. And they also we’re going to have a wide variety of workshops demonstrations, and all all that type of thing. And of course, that’s held at the center for the arts vanita springs and bony springs, give them a call at four nine five eight nine eight nine and let me just say this is this would be a good event. If you if you know we talking about inspiration coffee shop come and dreaming poetry, and all that type of stuff if you have a passion for this type of arts the industry, or whatever I wouldn’t courage to go out there. Get a look, maybe you’re gonna meet somebody. Brushed shoulders, and and and also learned something and just take it in. If that’s your passion to go into film. I would suggest this event for anybody. That’s going to be in southwest Florida during these days just making a film for your own thing. You can you can pick up some, you know idea. Sure and the hit today in three days or four days see seeing seventy films. Yeah. That’s kind of heavy. Yeah. It is. But if you wanna I mean, if you can pick and choose what you want. Sure, but the beauty there’s a variety. Right. But you know, he’s a lot of films for four days. It is a lot of it’s gonna be really nice to see some different varieties Silva, whatever to art people to get. So you’re right. I mean, it’s it’s nice event. Then I’m glad you putting music and also, you know movies. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. I mean, if he can get out of here. Yeah. We make gonna I’m may take you for movie. You buy cooler by the popcorn because I don’t eat either. Sneak in candy some kid because I don’t eat car. Yeah. We’re peanuts. That’s another subject for another day. Yeah. I think Dutch subjects. It was a episode. I don’t know. Maybe I might talking about three. Yeah. Yeah. That’s the way about so. Thank you, Matt. That’s good. That’s good events. And you know, people have something to do some inspiration into hump day after day Vam. And before we brought up, you know, we always closed with the message that it’d be won’t you to put closer to your heart. And also, you know, don’t forget the doing all of this things for free. The of Dr passion, and we’d love to you all the live in Naples and also come and visit Naples, we that’d be a bunch of people that are passionately same our contributors. So demure, you’re listening is from thera Julian Bruce vonda for people, and such a open souls on you can see them on the streets overnight, both and Bonita, and they travel also in different states and play their of under full music that it’ll be a non coffee shop we have twenty two CDs from there so is going to have plenty to play. Listen to dad, we have pictures with provided by Glen, Christopher our photographer. And if you have any other specialties you wanna join our team of contributors, you can do that divine a positive com. Join audit on that just search. We have eighteen of upsides in nineteen languages plenty to learn from this area. And if you business owners get hold of us because we have many many bays, we can bring more attention to you and your business because we know what the budgets are not always that strong, especially when you live into the wrist related ARA and seasonal between gonna bring down one day this whole gate of season. And we wanna bring more local people to any business. And we that that message that you need to put closer to your heart is right here. Yeah. There is a message. Well, let me I do this started off the show with a cap and sat took that off. And then took off the professor hat during the time of learning and information now, I’m going to put on my doctor’s hat. I am Matt the inhouse pharmacists, and what do I prescribe I prescribe vitamin d? And what do we mean by vitamin d will we want you to share divine Naples dot com with at least one person today. Anybody grandmother father firemen, I don’t know what she asked. Me the sea yesterday. We’ll get to that maybe tomorrow and just share the divine Naples dot com. Have them go on and subscribe to our podcast or better yet copy the link send it to somebody in emailer tax, and let them know about divine Naples dot com. Follow us, unlike us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram. Take your vitamin d two don’t even know what to say to that. It’s all good. Yeah. You just getting such a good in this. Yeah. You think so? Yeah. After you do over and over again sometime to still make mistakes. But now you never, but I’m I don’t make the I made my first mistake. No, you you you still close to me. I have no idea where you go. You so close to perfect. Anybody that knows me outside in Naples and in Naples, you know, that’s not true.
Tell the truth and shame the devil. Oh, well, then dividends flying for you. Anyway, Matt, thank you very much for that message to be love, you all divine people, please, you know, if you have any messages or any comments our social media, you can do that or share as divine Naples dot com is the Email that you can definitely send us any messages. You have that episodes chew forty Wednesday. A thrift of February with seventy six degree outside us being in air conditioning environment finishing our coffee. It’s over we know you are very sad. And probably some theaters is, but I have a solution crock about to go back to our Gosden menu and person off Gaza, you can listen to any of them there, and they never disappear. So visit lift forever there Yankee mushroom listening share that with anybody can and from this Mike until tomorrow, your host rich and from this might your host, Matt Jau.