273 ride the duck


"Sightseeing tour of Baltimore ride on land and water" The amphibious vehicle was built based on famous WWII DUKW design. Also, They were used to support the rescue in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. (Canon G5, 2004)
click here for history of this vehicle.

May 7, 2006

20 comments:

Azhar said...

Very cool shot - love the city in the back - great angle as well.GREAT SHOT!

Myself said...

I did not read the description.... and the Skyline looked very familiar...
Nice shot..Inner Harbor I presume :)

bruno said...

ryde the duck, kind of funny name, hehe,. tourists,and sun its nice :)))

micki said...

That would be a fun tour! I'd probably take that ride.

jane said...

I now have a mental image of people riding a giant duck!

Sidney said...

Interesting background information. Nice street shot (as usual) !

Nicola said...

Are they called "ducks" as well? Interesting post!

Paul said...

They had duck tours in Austin when I was there recently. I wanted to give it a try, but we ran out of time.

Ana said...

Ha ha. They have these in Wisconsin Dells (the originals, I think, aside from the war ones, that is)

Fantom Poet said...

A great shot with a lovely feel to it. We have one of these in London and I keep meaning to have a go on it...maybe in the next few weeks
;-)

Ashish Sidapara said...

There is one here in Singapore which i have been avoiding for quite some time, maybe this time i will get on it. Nice shot!

Gary said...

nice one, I've been on something similiar in the Wisconsin Dells, I even think they called it the duck

sebastian said...

nice work! good report :-)

hodari said...

Strange vehicle... Great shot with all those buildings on the background.

Still said...

A strange vehicle, surely pleasant.:-)

Legabal said...

Curious vehicle. Great idea for the adventure of people.

Adam Lee Dalziel said...

must have been cool to ride that

Roger said...

Cool shot.

jlbussey said...

We have one of those here in Seattle too. I need to take a ride on it one of these days! :)

BrossanovA said...

Very interesting story. Great invention the dukw. I hate wars (except Star Wars ;) but it's usual that important inventions or developments be made for military purposes.