Thursday, April 18, 2013

Road Trip to Virginia Beach, Va (Part 3)

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Hugh Mongous stands tall at the entrance to the Ocean Breeze Water Park.

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Walking through town after dinner we spotted this 1956 T-Bird sitting in front of the Hilton Hotel on Atlantic Avenue.

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One of several beautiful sunrises during our time in the city.

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Wall sconce in the hallway of our hotel.

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Seems everything gets the dolphin treatment along the Virginia shore.

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1965 Corvair passes by as I'm shooting along Oceanic Boulevard.

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Nimmo United Methodist Church along Princess Anne Road was built in 1791.

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Dunes at Sandbridge Beach.

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Laughing Gull

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Ring-billed Gull

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One of about a dozen "fish on sticks" between two hotels.

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Ring-billed Gull trying to stay out of the surf.

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Another beautiful sunrise.

Thursday, April 04, 2013

Road Trip to Virginia Beach, Va (Part 2)

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Navy Seals training with their jet skis near Virginia Beach, VA.

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Puffer Fish at the Virginia Beach Aquarium.

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Exiting the aquarium headed toward the gift shop.

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Child with turtle statue on a shelf in the gift shop of the Virginia Beach Aquarium.

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McDonnell Douglas F-18 Super Hornet landing at Oceana Naval Air Station.

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Northrop Grumman E-2D Hawkeye.

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Old man paddling his surf board in from the ocean at Rudee Inlet.

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1989 Bell 206 B helicopter belonging to the Virginia Beach Police Department.

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Male Common Grackle.

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Female Common Grackle.

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The Female Grackle accepting a hand out.

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Neptune on the boardwalk at Virginia Beach, VA.

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The first of two lighthouses that were built at Cape Henry.   This one was built on a sand dune in 1792

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The two Cape Henry lighthouses shown together along with a modern day Coast Guard installation.

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The second of the Cape Henry lighthouses which was built in 1810 is 357 feet closer to the ocean and is still operated by the United States Coast Guard.

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A lighter, amphibious, resupply, cargo, 5 ton.  Better known as a LARC-5
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Built in 2011 the Lan May is a bulk carrier.  It is presently on its way to Singapore with a load of coal and should be at its destination in a month.

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Our closing shot ---
T.W.Hamburg which came from Port Berry in England to the United States.