Key West-A Travelogue

So, here we are. Multiple visits to The Conch Republic. Cruise Ship stop in '05, Spring Break in '06, '07, '10, '13, and '15. Getaways in '17 & '18. This travelogue is my attempt to help out folks who want to visit Paradise with a little advance intel. Not exactly an insider's guide, but more like Key West viewed through the eyes of a repeat offender. An opening word: SUNSCREEN! Seriously. If you're a repeat visitor to this travelogue, and want to just see the latest, just search for the term "2018 UPDATE"
A little about my vacation style: I consider myself more a traveler than a tourist. I want to know where the locals eat, like to walk/bike around, and really get a "feel" for where I am. I like a good tourist attraction, but get great pleasure going on, as Pooh put it, "an explore." I prefer active over passive, local over chain. I'm not above a trip to Disney or stepping on board a cr…