Monday, October 26, 2015

Crab Lovin'

What would I do for a tasty crab cake?

Travel a
long
straight
narrow
black
road...
17.8
miles
 out
 of
 my
 way -


Crab Capital of the World...so they say.

To make a visit to the self-proclaimed
Crab Capital of the World.


Fishing and Crabbing Ahead 

Ummmm...but where's the crab?
Where are the fisherman?
Where are the boats?
Where are all those wonderful photo-ops I anticipated?


Just Looking

There wasn't a heck of a lot here...
except boarded-up ramshackle houses,
Section 8 housing,
and a mostly defunct Main Street.


Open for Business

(Sadly, the effects of Hurricane Sandy are still evident.)


Don't you love his name? 

So, I snooped around,
snapped some photos
and got my crab cake elsewhere.


Crisfield, MD

Crisfield has some serious marketing going on.
It got me in but I didn't spend a dime once there.
Mostly because I couldn't find a place to spend it.



Despite the depressed community,
they have a really nice public pier.
I'm just not sure the pier was worth the
long
straight
narrow
black
road...
17.8
miles
 out
 of
 my
 way.




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15 comments:

  1. These are great - making me long for summer on this chilly am!

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  2. Great post, Living in Maryland I have a few favorite crab cake spots. Love the photos. Happy Monday, enjoy your new week!

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  3. it was worth the drive, for you and for us... the flags are AMAZING.... and mothers favorite thing to do was crabbing, she used a chicken leg on a string and a scoop net and always came home with a big bucket of crab... she would have loved this place

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  4. Hi,
    Looks like everyone had a good time. Sorry you didn't get and
    Crab Cakes. Have a great day!

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  5. I haven't eaten good tasty crab cakes, Someday I will.

    Kim,USA

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  6. The flags are nice, but that's a long haul. There are a ton of these little towns along the bay, I'd love to visit every one. P.S. Crab cakes are pretty easy to make, just say'n.

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  7. Oh what a disappointment! At least you got some nice shots! I would love to taste a good American crab cake- sounds delish!

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  8. Oooh, my mouth is watering thinking about crab cakes now! :-) Great images of an interesting place!

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  9. I really like that photo of the line of flags blowing in unison.

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  10. For someone who loves piers, it would be worth it for me.

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  11. That was quite a detour, sad that the community is suffering in that way

    Mollyxxx

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