14/WILI's 2017 TRIP TO BLOCK ISLAND

On a sunny, breezy, 70 degree September 10, Wayne Norman hosted a group of WILI winners on a Constitution Coach to the High-Speed Block Island Express for a day on Block Island.


Constitution Coach bus driver Ken Denneno took this photo of WILI's group

Photos from the Abrams Animal Farm:

Wayne Norman with a tortoise


Two big mouthed yakkers


Yak


Bactrain Camels


Wayne and an East African crane that bit Wayne's ear while he took this selfie


Emu


Baby goat


Red kangaroo


Wayne with llama


Ring tailed lemur


Southeast Light as seen from atop Mohegan Bluffs


The 5 offshore turbines of the Block Island Wind Farm--Deepwater Wind--seen from atop Mohegan Bluffs


Wayne atop the Mohegan Bluffs stairs--142 steps down, 242 steps up!


Wayne with the Leuenhagen family


A painter from Brooklyn, NY at Peckham Pond


The painter's work in progress


Weather weenie Wano at the "Weather Bureau Inn"

Bertice Chapaya photos:

Wayne takes attendance before the Constitution Coach leaves


Southeast Light--atop Mohegan Bluffs


Spiral staircase at Southeast Light


The tail fin of a humpback whale that had washed ashore on September 5


Whale bone

Looking up Mohegan Bluffs


The High Speed Block Island Express is a catamaran which we took back to New London


Cynthia Jennerwein took this shot looking north on the Thames River in New London from the deck of Block Island Express before we left

  Debbie Schaffhauser photos:


Wayne Norman talking to a Block Island Express crew member before we left


The Tiki Bar


1661-1911
This stone was placed here September 2, 1911 by the citizens of New Shoreham to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the purchase and settlement of Block Island by the following named persons who landed at this point...




North Light














Southeast Light



Lisa Rasicot photos:




Block Island Express leaving Old Harbor


Eastward view from Crescent Beach
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