152 Photos - Mar 23, 2007
Photo: One of the islands across from the sunset dock at Key WestPhoto: A cruise ship at sunset dock. The city of Key West has a law demanding all cruise ships to leave harbor after 6 PM for one hour  to allow for unobstructed view at the world-famous Key West sunsetPhoto: A cruise ship at Key West harborPhoto: A cruise ship at Key West harborPhoto: “Ocean highway”, U.S. route 1 starts at Key WestPhoto: Key West lighthouse is located at the highest point on the island, just across the street from Hemingway's house. In the past, this was the only place above water during severe hurricanes.Photo: The Key West lighthousePhoto: The Key West lighthousePhoto: The entrance to the Key West lighthousePhoto: The Hemingway house in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway house in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway house in Key WestPhoto: A portrait of Hemingway in his house in KeywestPhoto: A painting of the Hemingway house in Key WestPhoto: Hemingway and Gregorio Fuentest was reportedly the prototype of the fisherman in the famous Heminway's novel The Old Man  and the SeaPhoto: A painting illustrating the famous scene from the novel The Old Mand and the SeaPhoto: Hemingway with a big catchPhoto: Gregorio Fuentes is one possible model for Hemingway's “Old Man"Photo: Hemingway's boat Pilar is currently in his museum in Cuba, on dry dockPhoto: The famous 6-toed cats of Hemingway's house. At any moment, there are about 40 of them roaming everywhere around and in the housePhoto: The first floor of the Hemingway''s house in Key WestPhoto: A painting in the housePhoto: A painting illustrating the famous scene from the novel The Old Mand and the SeaPhoto: Another painting illustrating the famous scene from the novel The Old Mand and the SeaPhoto: Hemingway's bathtubPhoto: Hemingway was an avid fishermanPhoto: The life of Hemingway in photosPhoto: Hemingway on safari in AfricaPhoto: A cat sleeping on the Hemingway's bedPhoto: A cat sleeping on the Hemingway's bedPhoto: The second floor of Hemingway's housePhoto: A view at the pool from the second floor of the housePhoto: The large second floor veranda of Hemingway's housePhoto: The large second floor veranda of Hemingway's housePhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor verandaPhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor verandaPhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor veranda. The Key West lighthouse is seen in the distancePhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor veranda. The Key West lighthouse is seen in the distancePhoto: The Key West lighthouse as seen from the second floor of Hemingway's housePhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor verandaPhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor verandaPhoto: A view of the garden from the second floor verandaPhoto: The second floor of Hemingway's housePhoto: The stairway to the the second floor of Hemingway's housePhoto: The stairway to the the second floor of Hemingway's housePhoto: One of the polydactyl cats at the Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: One of the polydactyl cats at the Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: One of the many  cat houses on the propertyPhoto: One of the polydactyl cats at the Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The garden of Hemingway HousePhoto: The garden of Hemingway HousePhoto: The garden of Hemingway HousePhoto: The pool  at the Hemingway House. In the 1930s, when it was built the pool cost was $ 20,000 -- more expensive than the house itself. This was the first pool in Key West.Photo: The pool  at the Hemingway House. In the 1930s, when it was built the pool cost was $ 20,000 -- more expensive than the house itself. This was the first pool in Key West.Photo: Penny puncher at Hemingway HousePhoto: Penny puncher at Hemingway HousePhoto: Penny puncher at Hemingway HousePhoto: The pool at Hemingway HousePhoto: The pool at Hemingway HousePhoto: The pool at Hemingway HousePhoto: The Hemingway's studyPhoto: A view of Hemingway House from the studyPhoto: The garden of Hemingway HousePhoto: One of the polydactyl cats at the Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: One of the polydactyl cats at the Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The garden of The Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: A concrete impression of a polydactyl cat pawPhoto: Concrete impressions of normal and polydactyl cats pawsPhoto: One of the polydactyl cats at the Hemingway House in Key WestPhoto: The entrance to the Key West LighthousePhoto: The Key West LighthousePhoto: The Key West LighthousePhoto: The Key West LighthousePhoto: The Key West LighthousePhoto: The Key West LighthousePhoto: A short walking distance south from the Hemingway House and the lighthouse, there are several proudly named “southernmost” structures: houses, a hotel, etc. The painted conch seen here is the emblem of the so-called “Conch Republic” of Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: The Southernmost House in Key WestPhoto: There is a house which is even further south from the Southernmost House -- it is appropriately named the Southernmost Southernmost house, if you can say that.Photo: The Southernmost point of the U.S. is in Key West. From here, it is only 90 miles to Cuba and 150 miles to MiamiPhoto: The Southernmost point of the U.S. is in Key West. From here, it is only 90 miles to Cuba and 150 miles to MiamiPhoto: The sunset celebration in Key West starts at 6 pm and goes on until darkPhoto: Key West sunsetPhoto: The sunset celebration in Key West starts at 6 pm and goes on until darkPhoto: Sunset in Key West is a part of the tourist industry. There are plenty of boats who take tourists on a “sunset cruise” in the harborPhoto: Sunset in Key West is a part of the tourist industry. There are plenty of boats who take tourists on a “sunset cruise” in the harborPhoto: Key West muralsPhoto: Key West muralsPhoto: Key West muralsPhoto: Key West birdsPhoto: Key West birdsPhoto: Key West birdsPhoto: Mallory Square is located just next to the sunset deck in Key West, at the beginning of Duval StreetPhoto: Mallory Square is located just next to the sunset deck in Key WestPhoto: Photo: Photo: Sponge MarketPhoto: A sponge man at the Sponge MarketPhoto: SpongesPhoto: Key West AquariumPhoto: Mallory Square shopsPhoto: Mallory SquarePhoto: Mallory SquarePhoto: Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: A bird and a statue at The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Wreckers at The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: Harry Truman at The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: Ernest Hemingway at The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: The Key West sculpture garden at Mallory SquarePhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shopPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shopPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shopPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shopPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shopPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shop. The large pink conch (pronounced like “honk”) is the symbol of the Conch Republic of Key WestPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shop. The large pink conch (pronounced like “honk”) is the symbol of the Conch Republic of Key WestPhoto: Seashells at a Mallory Square shop. The large pink conch (pronounced like “honk”) is the symbol of the Conch Republic of Key WestPhoto: A hammerhead shark statue in front of The Key West AquariumPhoto: A hammerhead shark statue in front of The Key West AquariumPhoto: The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1Photo: The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1Photo: The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1Photo: An old railway as seen from The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1. Obviously, the old railroad is not in use now - it was damaged in a hurricane many years agoPhoto: An old railway as seen from The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1. Obviously, the old railroad is not in use now - it was damaged in a hurricane many years agoPhoto: An old railway as seen from The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1. Obviously, the old railroad is not in use now - it was damaged in a hurricane many years agoPhoto: The Ocean Highway, U.S. route 1