The porch, key West.
Key West old town. With the classic houses in all kinds of pastel colors.
It’s very touristic, but if you try hard you can find very nice bamboo tiki bowling shirts in the little shops on Duval street.
After a long hot shopping spree we found a place called the Porch. Although it’s not really rockabilly linked, it’s worth mentioning, because it seems an alternative-ish beer and wine bar, compared to the other mainstream bars in Key West.
You can overlook it easily, this grey mansion, used to be the home of an important guy back in the days, called Joseph Yates Porter. “Most people say that the house is haunted, but have no fear, Dr. Porter is a friendly ghost!” (so their website sais).
Through the garden, up the stairs you can sit pretty quiet on the front porch or go inside. It’s a beer wine bar. They serve all kinds of local and international beers, wines and ciders.
Very chill atmosphere. You can watch a movie on a television. Or post a sticker in the one toilet they have. So I put a Rock and Roll Sunday Hoorn sticker on the side of the towel machine. There you go, now it’s kinda Rock and roll. 😛
429 Caroline street