It has the highest melting point of all elements, and it retains its strength at high temperatures.
It is used to make light-bulb filaments and to increase the hardness and strength of steel.
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Duval Street proudly shows its cultural ties to the Bahamas and Cuba, both of which influenced its architecture.
Vibrant red flowers of native Poinciana trees dust Spanish-style architecture and provide shade to those dining and sipping sidewalk-side likely to the tune of live music.
In the island city of Key West, Duval Street is the hub for sightseeing, attractions, cuisine infused with local flavor, cold libations, and shopping.
Although we never need an excuse to party, Duval Street plays host to festivals year-round.
These celebrations attract merrymakers worldwide and have names like Conch Republic Days, Hemingway Days, Songwriters Festival, Poker Run, and of course the week-long scantily-costumed extravaganza known as Fantasy Fest.
At its northern end, which is frequented by tourists and cruise ship passengers, Duval Street meets the warm Gulf of Mexico.
At the south end, near the Southernmost Point in the Continental U.