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This particular lightship I saw east of Rotterdam in May 2014.
It’s not particularly old, so I hope it’ll be a reminder in dark times into the distant future.
Here’s part of the story.
All photos by Will Van Dorp.
One more winter solstice post from the archives here, but this year I’m not thinking about the 182 or whatever days until the summer solstice. Maybe it just feels like the world’s a darker place than it used to be and we need light and relief now.
I chased the moon this morning, and lost. By the time I got away from my high-horizoned, building-intensive lair, the solstice moon only recently eclipsed, had slipped beneath the New Jersey highlands, but in spite of the cold . . . . I was not disappointed.
First I caught the sixth-boro newby Crystal Cutler pushing
Then MSC Mandraki headed past with
Mermaids emerge on the summer solstice and draw the crazy out in me and some of my best friends. I MUCH prefer THAT solstice, now only a half year away again.
All fotos here by Will Van Dorp.
Unrelated: check out these fotos of the Crowley barge on towmasters.