What is this freak of nature, we asked ourselves. Then we saw the little sign.
I hopped on with them for a few yards, taking a pic of the Ringling mansion rapidly receding into the distance..
And then, lo and behold...
Roses in bloom. Wow. Florida is truly a little miracle. I liked this dusky colour, or dusty - like an old artificial flower on a grave, except it was alive. It was called "Koko Loko".