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Andrew dives into Florida's oddities and explores communities that live outside the norm. Discover what makes the Sunshine State a magnet for the weird and wonderful, including sponge divers, frog giggers, ...

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Sponge Diving

Andrew goes sponge diving using the traditional helmet and suit that the Greeks brought to Tarpon Springs nearly 100 years ago. He eats kavourma, a traditional Greek dish made with 30 pounds of fat and beef stirred with an old wooden oar.

St. Nicolas Boatline, 693 Dodecanese Blvd., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

 
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Helmet Making

Andrew meets up with a local craftsman who makes traditional copper diving helmets from scratch.

A. Lerios Marine, 1057 N. Pinellas Ave., Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

 

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