Monday, September 19, 2016

The Dragon, the Star*, and the Lady in the Harbor.

I just had to see these photos next to each other. Hōkūle'a visited us in June and is now heading back our way after a visit to Canada via the Erie Canal and the Great Lakes; Draken Harald Hårfagre just arrived here in NYC, after their own visit to the Great Lakes, on Saturday the 17th. I wish I could've been there when the voyagers met on the Erie Canal!

I'd loved the photo of the Hōkūle'a at the Statue of Liberty that Nāʻālehu Anthony at ʻŌiwi TV took in June, and when Bjoern Kils from the New York Media Boat posted his similar shot from the New York Media Boat, I just had to see the two shots side by side. Visit the NY Media Boat blog for more glorious photos of the arrival. For full details on the Viking longship's visit, through next Sunday, click here.

*Hōkūle'a = "Star of Gladness", the Hawaiian name for Arcturus. 


JP said...

What fab pics!

bonnie said...

Aren't they great? I can't wait to go visit the Draken although the way the week is working out I think it won't be until Thursday.

Lois Alter Mark said...

Wow, those photos are stunning! It must be breathtaking in person!

Laurie Oien said...

I missed the tall ships and big rubber duck when it was here in MN at Lake Superior. It would've been cool to see. I understand, though, it was a mob of people. Nice pics.