Friday, January 01, 2010

Wandering

I took the scenic route to the grocery store today, walking down the Cliff Walk, cutting through the Salve Regina University campus, and walking up Bellevue Ave. to Stop & Shop. I took a few pictures on the way.

A lot of people seem to have gotten the urge to make snowmen along the Cliff Walk; I came across about six. This one turned out to be the only photogenic one.

There were two guys surfing off Ruggles Ave. today; this is the only shot that turned out well.

A Great Black-backed Gull posing on the rocks at Belmont Beach at the end of Marine Ave.

Wallace Hall on Ruggles Ave., one of the Salve Regina University properties. I liked how it looked in the snow.

Wakehurst in the snow. This former mansion owned by James J. Van Allen is now a Salve Regina property as well. You can read more about it here - there are some fascinating things about the architecture and the building in this article.

© 2010 by A. Roy Hilbinger

6 comments:

  1. Oh how I want to live in Wakehurst! And that surfer is nuts! I have a friend from Jersey (Channel Islands) who used to suit up like that in the winter to surf. Then he had the sense knocked into him and moved to New Zealand!

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  2. Baino, our best surfing season here is Winter. They have no choice if they want to catch good waves, so wetsuits it is.

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  3. Lovely architecture in the Salve Regina buildings! They're beautiful in the snow.

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  4. I won't tell the other snow people that you didn't consider them photogenic! :(

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  5. ...Wakehurst is gorgeous (and I love the snowflakes falling on your blog!) I wish we had all that snow you're receiving today. I can't wait to see the photos you take... (that surfer is really dedicated! I get cold just looking at him!)

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  6. It will be great to watch World Cup 2010 - A3, i have bought tickets from
    http://ticketfront.com/event/World_Cup_2010_A3-tickets looking forward to it.

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