Inside, Pastor Norm arranges Bibles on the plastic tables. But most classic naturists are less tolerant of Caliente. He and his wife, Dorothy, grew fond of the practice and started inviting their friends. Roughly half of the resorts in the area function as not-for-profits. They are mooning about, in smocks or muumuus, but the majority wear only Birkenstocks. We arrange to meet later at Caliente, a few miles north on Highway Both struggle with being misunderstood by the outside world and share the common goal of normalizing naturism, but they spend a considerable amount of time grappling with each other.
Ellie. Age: 26.
The bed and sales tax revenue generated from the 10, permanent residents and nearly 1 million annual tourists helps fund everything from school districts to law enforcement.
Amari. Age: 23.
Purists v partiers: the battle between two popular nudist resorts
Lake Como is one of 13 nudist resorts and neighborhoods that pepper a mile stretch of US 41 running through the rural heart of Pasco county, just inland of Tampa Bay, Florida. Karyn closes her eyes and lolls her head. The grand lobby bar is furnished with ersatz-gold accents and plaster replicas of Renaissance statues. We arrange to meet later at Caliente, a few miles north on Highway