Tag: "Tampa"

Big Cat Rescue in Tampa, Florida – videos

I had a fun trip to Tampa today that included a stop at Big Cat Rescue. Admissions was $29 per person and we went on a guided 1.5 hour tour with 19 other people. It was a little bit hard to find prime viewing spots along the fence but it was still very cool. I’d say you got to see their cats (all rescued from pet owners in over their heads or breeders or circus folks or whatever – bobcats, tigers, lions, cougars, an oscelot) closer up than you would at most zoos.

It’s not cheap, but it’s hard to rail against the prices charged by a non-profit animal rescue group. Plus it’s a cool way to spend an hour and a half of your time. There are many more videos on their Youtube channel. My own pictures will come in time.

Larping tomorrow in Tampa

Long time readers might know of my peculiar LARPing habit. Living in Korea, I missed Live Action RolePlaying, though I did get to hit a few LARP events over the years when I was back home to visit.

Anyhow, now that I’m back in America, there are LARPs around. So tomorrow I visit Tampa to LARP in Florida for the first time. If you live in Florida and like Larping, this should definitely be on your list of things to do in Tampa. I won’t be doing the usual (although the usual in Tampa can be really good, like Big Cat Rescue). I’ll be doing something like this: