I was walking around in South Street Seaport with my friend Daphne trying to get a good night scene picture of the Brooklyn Bridge. We turned around, saw the beach and though that it will be good spot to test out her new Nikon D5000 camera. We just snapped away. I simply just love this picture with the lights, the Brooklyn Bridge and the ‘relaxing mood’ that was captured. Skyscraper, Sand, City!
Manhattanites live on an island. We are surrounded by water but there is no one beach insight. Someone came up with this great idea to have an artificial beach in New York City in 2005, similar to the ‘Paris Beach’ along River Seine.
The first water taxi beach in NYC started in Queens, then South Street Seaport and the most recent one opened in Governor’s Island on July 2009. (Their office website is here.)
I think this is amazing idea (though faking it)! After hours walking on hard cement, my soles (or soul?) love the feeling of having sand beneath it, the next best thing to walking on a real beach!
Location: Water Taxi Beach, South Street Seaport, New York, New York
When: Summer 2009
Copyright 2009 by Farting Camel