These reflections are from my most recent visit to Atlantic City and the Jersey shore. I was up early for the sunrise (header shot) and we practically had the boardwalk to ourselves. Hard to believe this gorgeous sunrise and we were the only people there to enjoy it.
I think this is what they call the Steel Pier, not what it use to be years ago.
For my Watery Wednesday post I thought of the seaweed photo I took while at Barnaget beach last weekend. Weird, I know! But listen, what I did not know until my last cruise that the spa's use seaweed for body wraps. During the cruise the spa would send out flyers offering different treatments and the seaweed wrap was one of the specials. Apparently seaweed has many benefits. If you didn't know already seaweed can relax you, stimulate your circulation, it can be used as a body cleanser and detoxifier and best of all reduce cellulite. WOW, I am just amazed at all these benefits.
A gold mine, see all those dark spots in the water, yes that's seaweed!
This great hunk of seaweed was right on the beach, ripe for the taking.
Did I mention it also helps with joint pain, arthitis and aching bones?
It is rich in nutrients, vitamins and minerals that are absorbed into your skin while having the seaweed wrap. It is also suppose to be wonderful on dry skin. I have read it can help to increase your metabolism. This just sounds wonderful, like a miracle cure? Now, I am just so sorry I didn't walk along the beach and pick up every piece of seaweed I saw and bring it home with me. I do think you have to be able to put up with the strong marine odor but with all these benefits what's wrong with a little stinky odor.
I could have asked these duckies to move so I could pickup the seaweed in the water under and all around them.
I hope you know, I am just kidding about picking up this seaweed and taking it home with me. My Jeep would be smelling fishy for weeks, YUCK! I am not sure if the "mircle" seaweed is the same as NJ seaweed? Now I might have everyone going out to find their own seaweed to wrap their bodies in. If it really does have a few of the benefits I mentioned I could stop taking my Aleve, Advil and Tylenol.