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Journalist Paul De Windt Explains why Miami is a Bridge Connecting the Americas

As those of us who live in the Miami-Dade area are well aware, each and every one of the neighborhoods that make up Miami has its own special flavor. Quaint Coral Gables could not be more different than saucy Little Havana, laid-back Coconut Grove, or sexy South Beach. Dragonfly Expeditions’ city tour, Miami Magic City Bus and Walking Tour, introduces guests to several of Miami’s communities and shares the stories behind each neighborhood’s drastically different development. Paul De Windt, publisher of a newspaper called The Daily Herald, joined us on a city tour last September. The Daily Herald, which is distributed in several places throughout the Dutch Caribbean, featured De Windt’s article in the “Business, Culture, & Leisure” section. De Windt’s work provides a snapshot of each area to which he was exposed during his visit to Miami. In addition, his closing sentence evinces the fact that our tour clearly imparts a true sense of place to a visitor, which is one of Dragonfly Expeditions’ most sought-after goals. Keep reading to see De Windt’s article.

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Dragonfly Expeditions’ Miami Magic City Tour Featured in the Dutch Publication: De Telegraaf

Charles Kropke recently hosted several journalists on a familiarization tour for the Dutch airline KLM and in the following article is being lauded for his superior knowledge of the area and story-telling abilities – and he doesn’t even speak Dutch!

Er is meer in Miami

door Ron Peereboom Voller


Wie aan Miami denkt, ziet zon, zee en luxe voor zich. Door klassieke televisieseries als ’Miami Vice’ en hedendaagse tegenhangers heb je een beeld voor ogen van snelle jachten, dure auto’s en luxe hotels. Maar Miami heeft meer te bieden dan dat, ontdekte onze verslaggever.

Ik zal jullie het verhaal vertellen van George Edgar Merrick”, zegt Dragonfly Expeditions-oprichter en –gids Charles Kropke, terwijl hij zich staande houdt in de schommelende bus. Als we over de brede snelwegen van Miami naar onze eerste excursieplek Coral Gables rijden, blijkt al snel achter deze stadswijk een prachtig verhaal te zitten.

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