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May 22nd, 2009:

Gallery: Fort Jefferson in SL™

snapshot-_-fort-jefferson-feoktistov-45-109-26A perennial stop on the cruisers of southern latitudes is Dry Tortugas National Park, 65 miles west of Key West, Florida.  On it, lies Fort Jefferson, which is a ruin of a 19th century U.S. coastal defense of the Florida pinensula.  The history is there, but in this case a customer requested a *BIG* lighthouse.  After a proper period of genuflection to the Google god, we came up with this peach; it also happens to be an active sailing area in Second Life, which makes the ruins of old Route 7 in Gaeta V seem like they were supposed to be that way… (more…)