Assateague Sukkos 2016, Day 3: Flying and Wild Horses

Shabbos on Assateague Island National Seashore was pleasant.  The weather was great and we went for a number of walks in the area.

This morning was sunny and warm.  The ocean is on the other side of the protective dune:

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I drove over to the local airport to fly my PPG over Assateague:

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Launch of flight #111:

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Assateague Island lies beyond the bay at the end of the runway:

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Flying south, I overflew the undeveloped northern section of Assateague:

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Flying north, the city of Ocean City, Maryland is visible on the southern end of Fenwick Island, across the channel from the northern tip of Assateague Island:

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Approaching the airport:

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This video contains my four flights during this trip:

I raced back to the RV to exit our campsite by the 11AM checkout.  We relocated to the day use area for the rest of the day.  The kids went off to the beach, and Trish and I stayed back at the RV.  I was in touch with Cherie and Chris, two fulltime RVers whose adventures I have been following on their blog Technomadia since a year or so before the trip.  They happened to be staying at the state campground on Assateague, and they rode their bikes over to say hello.  It was great to meet them in person, and our conversation quickly turned to topics at the confluence of technology and mobile living.

At lunchtime, a group of Assateague’s feral horses wandered through the parking lot:

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After lunch, we relocated to Ahavat Shalom, the synagogue where we will be spending the first two days of Sukkos.  We set up our sukkah:

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Our lovely parking lot campsite:

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Happy Sukkos from Ocean City, Maryland!

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