Monthly Archives: September 2013

The South Shore: Long distance perspectives from sea

The ocean’s vast expanse obscures the structures on land and makes little of the distance between them. Below are some photos of landmarks around the south shore, as seen from far out in the ocean, and taken with a zoom … Continue reading

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Scenes from the Boston Harbor Island Sailing Regatta

The Boston Harbor Islands regatta was held today. What a perfect day for it (although it could have been a bit more windy). Here are some photos, including this one taken from out by Nix’s Mate: More sailboats than I … Continue reading

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Gallops Island: The Central Island

Closed to the public for health concerns relating to the presence of asbestos, Gallops Island continually remains a question mark in the minds of Boston Harbor visitors. Due to its central location, one cannot help but cruise by and see … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Middle Brewster

Middle Brewster Island truly belongs to the birds, as it is really too difficult for people to access. Here is a photo I took today of the West end of Middle Brewster, complete with a big flock of birds and … Continue reading

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Graves Light Up Close

Graves Light up close: A photo of Graves Light, which was reportedly sold for $934,000 last week. Lying low to the waterline and then extending out below it for several hundred yards to the northeast, Graves Ledge is jagged and … Continue reading

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Queen Mary 2 departing Boston Harbor

The Queen Mary 2, one of the largest cruise ships in the world, was in Boston Harbor yesterday (thursday 9/12). I caught a shot of her leaving the harbor late last night: Here is a good view of the Queen … Continue reading

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Gloucester: Eastern Point and Thacher Island

I was lucky enough to make it up to Gloucester yesterday for a bit of fishing and sightseeing. ¬†I brought my good Nikon camera and was able to take some cool shots along the Cape Ann coast. Gloucester Harbor is … Continue reading

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Myles Standish State Park: A Monument with a View

Myles Standish State Park in Duxbury: Some history and some great views… Named for the military leader of the Pilgrim’s 1620 expedition to Plymouth, Myles Standish State Park is located¬†high up on a pine forest hill in the South of … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Skyline from Charlestown with a Tall Ship

This week’s picture of the week was taken Friday evening, at the kickoff to the long weekend. A tall ship, the Roseway, passes by the city skyline as seen from Charlestown:

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