Photo of the day – Nun on Jersey Shore Boardwalk
January 20, 2008
Nun on Jersey Shore Boardwalk, New Jersey, 2004
Photograph by Amy Toensing
A nun enjoys an ice cream cone on a crowded stretch of boardwalk on the New Jersey shore. The Jersey shore has some 28 boardwalks and promenades in the 127 miles (204 kilometers) from Sandy Hook to Cape May.
Wrote one observer: “A shore town without a boardwalk is like an ice cream cone without sprinkles.”
(Text adapted from and photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, “Greetings From the Jersey Shore,” August 2004, National Geographic magazine) .
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