Friday, September 2, 2011

Sick of the Sea?



Today we went to Ninigret park, which sits on a salt water pond. On the opposite banks is a barrier beach and the ocean.
It was high tide so we could paddle around the inlets, without having to worry about hitting bottom.

This was from our start point. Another beautiful day, sunny with a cool breeze.



We stayed on one half of the pond, since I didn't want to go to the breakers when low tide hit and have to paddle against that, to get back out. Even half the pond was quite the paddle, since we stuck to the shores, we put in a few miles today. This is from one end of the pond, looking back to where we started. Way, way off in the distance, past the last bend in the farthest distance.



Once on the barrier side we could stop at one of the sandy spots that connect to the ocean side. It is too much to drag the boats down the path, so Bill watched the boats so I could walk to the dunes and get a few shots. It was so beautiful and I really wanted to just sit on the beach for a few hours;)



Unfortunately I fell into the water when I went to get out of my boat. My legs were tired and weak today, so I got drenched in the pond. Today I was glad my camera was waterproof, since it went in with me, lol. I think my body is trying to tell me something, but am I listening? Nooooooooooo

Here is another view, going down the beach, it goes on for miles and there is a state campground at the end for trailers only. I would love to be able to spend a weekend, camping on the beach. I hope you have enjoyed my week in the kayak and in a few days I will be getting back to my daily routine and finish up some projects and starting new ones.

11 comments:

Lynn @ Painting Thyme Needfuls said...

Beautiful pics Deb.......we are thinkign of getting kayaks for the Cape!
Hugs,
Lynn

Allie said...

I really enjoyed your pics, not as much as you did actually being there, but they're lovely! I hope you start feeling back to your old self soon, hon, and do listen to your body....

Primitives By The Light of The Moon said...

You sure find some wonderful spots to kayak. Wish at time we had a beach nearby just to sit and watch the waves. Have a good weekend :)

The Evening Stitcher said...

What a beautiful scene, Deb! Sorry you were so weak...I hope you feel better soon..

kelley said...

I never get tired of your nature photos...the sea looks wonderful to a landlubber like me!

Kathy (woolfind) said...

Loved looking at the water in your posts. So soothing, and so sorry to see it end. The season is just not long enough :(.

Linda said...

I never get sick of your photos! Just beautiful!!

jackiero said...

Thoroughly enjoy nature, thanks for sharing it :) Gorgeous fotos. Blessings to you, I pray your health continues to strenghten.

TheCrankyCrow said...

Truly did enjoy your/my week of kayacking - probably as close as I'll get to the real thing (deathly afraid of water this crow is!) - although we do have the world kayack races here in town each year and they are fun to watch....Have a great holiday weekend! Smiles & Hugs ~ Robin

~Madalynne~ said...

Camping on the beach would be awesome . . . listening to the ocean as you drift off to sleep . . . heavenly!

Barbara Strobel Lardon said...

Just read several of your posts trying to catch up with you girl!
You have definitely been paddling away!

Your photographs are beautiful and I love the shot of the red kayak in the water as well as the collapsing shack by the water.

Makes me want to visit RI since I have never been there.

Glad to see you made it threw the storm too!!!