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George Mercado

Photographer - Video Editor - Blogger
Photo Galleries - Coming Soon

Contact: explorationflorida@gmail.com
Phone: (954) 338-8300
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Website: EvergladesPhotographer.com

About George “the Jungle” Mercado

George Mercado is a man who wears many hats and has many titles. He is a creative soul who truly loves to discover the very essence of life, and to promote that feeling unto others. He does so in hopes that they become inspired to do the same unto others. George is a photographer, and professional graphic designer with over 26 years of design & marketing experience. He is a businessman, brand specialist. and the creator of various brands such as “Vapin Vineyards, Hempol CBD, Jeep League, Exploration Florida, Rustic Dream Co. and Survival America(TM)

He is also a an officer in the the blue lodge of Freemasons. But George is better known as a man whose passion is to awaken humanity to God’s creations, and to leave the world a better place than how he entered it. His love for God, family, and the wilderness is what drives his passion forward, what fuels him to exceed at every turn and to overcome all obstacles set before him.

Recent Blogs

Here you will find some of George’s blogs, it is a place where he expresses his feeling and shares with the world his insights. More blogs can be found on his official website at www.evergladesphotographer.com

A passage in time.

A passage in time.

As I sit before my keyboard typing away at the keys tonight, my fingers rapidly stroke each letter key. So many words trying to escape my mind that I cannot type fast enough to catch them all. So many words to state that will not be stated at all. It is a process...

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What will you be remembered for?

What will you be remembered for?

What will you be remembered for ?I ask myself this question on a daily basis, for people tend to forget so easily how short time can be. What will we be remembered for?.  A very simple question that makes you look at your life, at your current situation, and at how...

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The awakening

The awakening

There is an awakening process that one goes through every time they escape into nature. It makes you come to terms with the things you need, and that which you do not truly need but want. I used to be a selfish city slicker who never cared about wildlife, about nature...

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Nature is Priceless

Nature is Priceless

Nature is PricelessI've come to understand that monetary gains are worthless compared to spiritual gains. I have come to realize that nature offers us so much more than civilization ever could and therefore is why I explore, I discover, I venture forth into the...

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Why Swamp Hike?

Why Swamp Hike?

Why do we swamp hike?I hear the question from many whom have asked me this on various occasions and my response is always the same. You will not truly comprehend the reason why we venture forth unless you travel out there. You will never really grasp the feeling by my...

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Snake Boots

Snake Boots

Snake Boots Yes or No?For me there is no other option if I am going to hike the tall grass or swamps of the glades, its all about safety above all else. Now I know some people will say they don't use boots or do not need them. Well to me it depends on what path you...

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Trailblazing

Trailblazing

Discussing Trails:When I first started venturing forth I stuck mainly to trails, but as I evolved I had discovered that standard trails became boring and full of unprepared tourists. Whereas I salute and welcome tourists to discover the wild and back country of...

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Nature Calls

Nature Calls

There are some who will never understand or grasp the concept as to why we venture forth. Why we leave the safety of our homes, our family, our way of life to enter such a barren and wild environment as the Florida Everglades. They will never comprehend why we do...

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We have taken it upon ourselves to share with the world our blogs, so perhaps you can get an insight into us.  Maybe it will allow you to understand how we feel,  think and why we do what we do. You may enjoy some of our blogs and may not agree with some of our opinions. That is more than fine for we can agree to disagree and still co-exist.