Friday, November 5, 2010

25th State: Virginia (Nov. 5, 2010)

I think this was one of my more fun paddles.  Crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge/Tunnel was first off… exciting to say the least.  The gull pictures were taken at some halfway point where you could stop and get out of the van… I think at the tunnel entrance.

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Kayaked here

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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

24th State: Maryland (Nov. 2, 2010)

Just kayaked Delaware and found a place almost immediately in Maryland where I wanted to kayak.  Details to follow.

Put in at the Ocean City Municipal Airport on Sinepuxent Bay… near Mystic Harbor.  First photo taken from near the Airport… looking across to the sand strip (Assateague Island  north end) between Sinepuxent Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Short paddle across the Bay… and I was hoping to see the famous ponies of Assateague State Park/Island.

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First thing I saw when I got to the other side was evidence of the ponies.  No ponies, just evidence.

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After returning to my van and stowing my kayak, I explored the area a little.  Two paddles in two states in one day… and it’s getting cold.  I am tired.  There are so many people back her in the East.

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Hey, there’s the proof, the earth is round.

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So windy, it’s blowing my hat off.  OK… onward… southward.  Got to get to my sister’s in Florida in time for Thanksgiving.

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Visit me on https://www.facebook.com/swankie.wheels. In 2006, I was shopping for a wheelchair. By 2007, I had new knees, better health and by 2008 a kayak. In Aug 2013, I kayaked my 49th state, Alaska, at the Holgate Glacier and in May 2014, I kayaked Hawaii, my 50th state, to celebrate my 70th Birthday and the finale to the wonderful adventure of Kayaking America? Next up... Solo Hiking the Arizona Trail, 820 miles in Spring 2017. In training now for the hike.

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