Fantastical Creatures in Carved Wood

We took a drive south on A1A Beach Boulevard and headed to a casual lunch of smoked barbecue. Captain D's in Palm Coast overlooks the intercoastal waterway and is such a relaxing spot with oak trees stretching their limbs towards the water. On the way back, we stopped at the Baliker Gallery. It is an awe-inspiring yard full of fantastical creatures and real ones all carved out of cypress stumps found on an island off the Gulf Coast. What the artist does with his carvings is just amazing! See for yourself. The on below on the left has all sorts of sea creatures in it. Look closeley and you'll find an eel, giant octopus, dolphin, fish, stingray, sea turtle and more! Click on the photos for a larger view!

Here he is working on a Saturday and carving away! Hope you enjoy a little adventure this weekend!