Midcoast lens: Views from a Breakwater stroll

Sep 13, 2017
Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham

Near 80-degree temperatures and sunshine Sept. 13 were the perfect combination for a stroll along the Rockland Breakwater, as the cruise ship Vision of the Seas was anchored just outside the harbor. Above, Nancy Troop of Augusta and sidekick Delilah absorb the scenery.

Passengers from Vision of the Seas pose on their return trip from Rockland Breakwater Lighthouse. From left are Brian Carruthers, wife Angela Carruthers, and sister-in-law Mary Lee, all of Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Mackerel run along the outer side of the Breakwater Sept. 13. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
The Vision of the Seas draws attention Sept. 13 anchored just off Rockland Breakwater. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Depending on the angle, Vision of the Seas' surroundings are either diminished or enlarged off Rockland Breakwater Sept. 13. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Rockland's lighthouse looks more like a dollhouse next to the Vision of the Seas cruise ship. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
A bird takes flight. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Various birds share space during low tide Sept. 13. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
Vision of the Seas in Rockland harbor. (Photo by: Beth A. Birmingham)
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