On October 1st I launched at the Isle of Wight Wildlife Management Area which is located off Route 90, heading into Ocean City, MD. I was under the impression that this piece of land was an island. Hmm… not so. The launch is located on the south side of Route 90 and from there I started out going east. I looped around the “island” and was back where I started in about an hour.
There was one minor snag in this trip – a need to portage. As I began to realize that this piece of land was not an island, I was already a mile and a half into my trip and I did not feel like turning around. I paddled right up next to St. Martins Neck Road and got out. After waiting for what seemed like forever for the traffic to die down, I was able to awkwardly carry my kayak across the street and place it into the water on the west side of the road. A few people driving by stared at me with curiosity as they drove by so I was a little embarrassed, but hey, it got me where I wanted to be a whole lot faster!
Unfortunately I did not take any photos on this trip. It was kind of a spur of the moment outing and there wasn’t anything worth taking photos of anyway. Except my ridiculous portage adventure!