Kayak: Hobie Outback
Route: Up Spanish River, down Mobile River, around Choctaw Point and back up the Tensaw by the Battleship.
Distance: 18.2 miles.
Average Speed: 3.5 mph.
Weather: Mostly Cloudy, 50-60 degrees, winds less than 10 mph, low to incoming tide, conditions were nice.
|1) Puffy cloud tentacles radiating across the sky.|
|2) The Pontoon Saloon II.|
|3) After turning down Mobile River from Spanish River, the sun tried to make an appearance.|
|4) White Pelicans on a log in Mobile River.|
|5) I kept my distance from the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Independence.|
|6) The controversial Hawaii Superferry. Read more about it on these links: Superferry; USA Today.|
|7) The skyline of Mobile on this first day of 2009.|
|8) The monster cranes of the new Container Port Facility.|
|9) Birds were swarming near old Goat Island.|
|10) The first sunset of 2009. Life is good when you can start your new year off doing what you enjoy. As always, click on an image for a larger view.|