Though this photo depicts reflections of the Biloxi Bay Bridge on a calm night, being there and shooting this photo brought back other reflections of a childhood spent along the gulf coast, the people there, the life, the hardships and the pleasures.
Sunlight shimmering from the gulf waters, white sand beach, and magnificent sunsets are God's Gifts to the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The natural beauty coupled with man-made attractions make Biloxi and the rest of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Shore line "Mississippi Gold."
The Biloxi Yacht Club, located on Highway 90 in Biloxi, Mississippi, has stood at its present location through many big storms. Though damaged from time to time and renovated, the Yacht Club welcomes coastal boating and sailing enthusiast to partake in fellowship and a lot of good food with similar minded Yachtsmen and Yachtswomen.
A tradition along the Gulf Coast and in many coastal areas of the United States is to bless the fishing fleet each year. In Biloxi Mississippi, this is a tradition that brings huge crowds to watch the parade of boats and the dropping of the wreath.
Fernandina Beach, Florida, is a beautiful spot to take in the sites and enjoy the beaches, old building, shopping, eating, fishing, golf and a host of other activities. The Fernandina Beach/Amelia Island area of Florida is tucked away near Jacksonville on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean. The town's has a strong heritage of seafaring and more recently has being come a Haven for those wanting to escape to a beautiful place, if just for a little while.