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Four-wheel drive vehicles are recommended for some of the rugged tracks here.

Looks like this time the settlers are from Manhattan Island and not Europe.

Steeped in stark, semi-desert beauty, the Northern Cape province is the largest of all the South African provinces and the most sparsely populated.

The area around Edgewater was among the first areas settled by the Dutch in the 1600’s.

It is rumored that one of the graves here belongs to a Lenape Indian princess.

River Rd is literally miles of nothing but townhouses & developments, broken up by the occasional mall or obligatory dry cleaner, Starbucks or Boston Market.

It get worse & worse as you get closer to the Lincoln Tunnel & the ferries.

The abandoned building is the Alcoa alumininum plant, where my grandfather worked when he was a young man.

//rant You’ll notice the condos behind the cemetery.

I can’t help but comment on the overdevelopment and the poorly placed development that is going on in Edgewater.

My mother grew up In Edgewater, and if she saw what has happened to her sleepy little town, she be sick over it. The small houses of fisherman and chemical plant workers have given way to the traders & brokers of the city and their overpriced monstrosities. Everything south of Route 5 where it comes down off the top of the cliffs, seem to either be developed or is about to be.

Rainfall and temperature variations influence the types of flowers in bloom, surprising visitors with different color combinations each year.