In the USA when people hear ‘UConn’ (University Of Connecticut) basketball is the next word. It’s the accepted answer to a word association game (the best selling T-Shirt at the women’s championships is always “Anybody But UConn”).
Being a New England school they take sailing pretty serious too. They must since this was taken a few days before Christmas.
The weather has been warm, but really!
I stood on some rocks, on shore, with hood, gloves, and some tissues.
The New London Light is one of the most photographed lighthouses in the country. While it sits right at the harbor entrance there are actually 3 separate lights in use here.
The coast line is rocky and the open water here is known for it’s dangerous ‘race’ (a strong rapid current flowing through a narrow channel in the sea).
A little interesting fact is that many of the New England lighthouses are privately owned. The US Coast Guard has been selling them to historic organizations or even individuals. The light must be leased back to the US who will maintain the mechanics.
The 3 New London lighthouses (New London Light, Ledge Light, and Race Rock Light) are owned by a preservation organization and maintained by volunteers….. many of them are local photographers!