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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 !!!