On the grounds of the US Sports Academy (USSA), there is a collection of impressive "Junk Athletes" by artist Bruce Larsen - so nicknamed because these impressive figures are made completely out of junk.
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Our road trip takes us to the United States Sports Academy, where the receptionist lets us snap a few shots at the walls of sports-themed sculpture and artwork.
Our road trip continues in Pensacola, Florida, where we spot a surprise memorial to missing children right across the street from Veterans Memorial Park.
Our road trip continues in Pensacola, FL, where we visit Veterans Memorial Park, which is full of stunning monuments dedicated to those brave men and women who have served their country in war.
Inspired by a similar cow-themed project in Portland, Oregon, downtown Pensacola, Florida has slowly been taken over by fiberglass pelican statues since 2004. We managed to "capture" a few of these birds while in town.
In Pensacola, FL, there is a bridge where painters have been going since 1935. Known as the Graffiti Bridge, the local law actually permits spray-painting. The only rule: if you paint over something, your piece should be better.
ON our way through Jacksonville Beach, Florida, we stumbled across an odd holiday tradition. In the square that leads to the beach, local companies have decorated lifeguard chairs with various themes.
We stop in Jacksonville Beach, Florida, where we spy a realistic statue of a surfer couple. The surfers were created by J. Seward Johnson, and donated to the city in 2009.
We step into history as we explore the plantation roots of Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina on day 3 of our visit.
We begin another day at Brookgreen Gardens in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Today, we manage to capture pics of the rest of the sculptures along the paths.