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Sunday, June 27, 2010

From a Flight on Saturday, June 19, 2010...

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The following photos are from a long awaited flight to Tangier Island, Virginia, smack dab in the middle of the Chesapeake Bay; note that I have included some ground shots as well to help tell the story of the days flight...

White Oaks Country Club golf course in Newfield, New Jersey:

Aircraft navigation aid (aka an OMNI) at the Vineland-Downstown airport in Vineland:

Crisfield, Maryland, the Crab Capital of the World (or so they say):

Tangier Island, Virginia:

Tangier Island airport, Virginia:

The only commerce area (shops, restaurants, etc.) on the island, with the aircraft parking ramp and part of the runway shown:

The commerce area (Main street) on Tangier Island:

Flyin Phil next to a sign telling the brief history of Tangier Island:

The majority of folks travel via Golf Cart as there are only a handful of cars on the island:

Main street looking north, showing how narrow the streets really are:

Another view of Main street looking south at Fisherman's Corner restaurant, where we ate that day...The crab cakes were out of this world, as they should be, at a community that makes fishing/crabbing their way of life:

A bustling crowd on Main street; most of them tourists that arrived by boat, and only a handful by aircraft:

One of the many advertising signs found on the way from the airport to Main street:

Ocean City airport in Maryland:

The next two photos are of Ocean City amusement area and inlet, Maryland:

Looking east (of course):

Looking west (again, of course):

Smaller amusement area north of Ocean City inlet, Maryland:

Interesting looking condo/hotel building along the Ocean City shoreline, Maryland:

Construction of a new Route 1 bridge between the Atlantic Ocean and Indian River Bay in Bethany Beach, Delaware:

A packed Rehoboth beach and avenue, Delaware:

A stunning condo in southern Long Beach Island, New Jersey:

Colorful beach goers in Long Beach Island, New Jersey:

The boardwalk of Ocean City, New Jersey:

Water slides and a vast array of red umbrellas along the boardwalk in Ocean City, New Jersey:

Lucy the Giant Elephant in Margate, New Jersey:

Electricity generating wind farm in Atlantic City, New Jersey:

Atlantic City hotels/casinos looking north:

The newest casino/hotel in Atlantic City, still under construction:

Look at how slender this new high rise casino/hotel is...Don't stay there during a Hurricane:

And one more look at Atlantic City's newest venue:

The beautiful Jersey Shore looking north:

Barnegat Bay Inlet lighthouse:

A local festival/carnival at a church in Annandale, New Jersey:

WOW....What an adventure. Thanks for flying along and I really hope you've enjoyed this flight as we traversed the New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland, and all of the astounding views we were treated to !!!

From a Flight on Monday, May 31, 2010...

The following photos were all shot within the state of New Jersey...

An array of shrubs on a manicured property near Princeton:

Grounds for Sculpture near Trenton:

Vast housing development in Robbinsville:

The next three photos are of Six Flags Great Adventure theme park in Jackson...

Colorful rooftops:

Superman: Ultimate Flight coaster:

Rolling Thunder (white) and El Toro wooden roller-coasters:

The next three photos are of residential areas in Point Pleasant Beach, bordering northern Barnegat bay; Note that some of these area look like floating cities:

The Jersey Shore looking north towards Point Pleasant:

Seaside Heights Casino Pier, packed with rides for all ages:

A vessel off the coast of Long Beach Island used to pump sand from the ocean floor and re-build the ever-eroding beaches:

New skycraper/casino/hotel in Atlantic City, next door to the Showboat casino:

A colorful facade on the Atlantic City boardwalk:

Hilton Hotel in Atlantic City (I have no affiliation with Hilton whatsoever, though I wish I did):

Amusements area in Ocean City:

Thanks for flying along and I hope you've enjoyed the flight !!!