around Shelter Island, San Diego 
Trader Mort's!
Trader Mort's!
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Close in on Trader Mort's sign with the wonderful typeface.
Close in on Trader Mort's sign with the wonderful typeface.
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Even the little dry cleaners across the street from Trader Mort's has a certain exptic flair to it.
Even the little dry cleaners across the street from Trader Mort's has a certain exptic flair to it.
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Very typical shelter island architecture. Be sure to note the fencepost stylized Tikis, you'll see them again and again all over the island.
Very typical shelter island architecture. Be sure to note the fencepost stylized Tikis, you'll see them again and again all over the island.
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One of several yacht yards.
One of several yacht yards.
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Fiddler's Green.
Fiddler's Green.
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Another fabulous roofline.
Another fabulous roofline.
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Typical of the parklike setting. Both the distant shaded gazebo and the close in street signs have stylized tiki poles.
Typical of the parklike setting. Both the distant shaded gazebo and the close in street signs have stylized tiki poles.
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The Crow's Nest- one of my favourite buildings on the island.
The Crow's Nest- one of my favourite buildings on the island.
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You can't really make out how angular the building is from this picture.
You can't really make out how angular the building is from this picture.
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Here's a much better shot, and you can just make out the marina behind it, it's right on the water.
Here's a much better shot, and you can just make out the marina behind it, it's right on the water.
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Wonderful stone wall setting off the tropical splendor perfectly.
Wonderful stone wall setting off the tropical splendor perfectly.
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Another fantastic roofline!
Another fantastic roofline!
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All the road signs on the island have the stylized Tiki heads up top.
All the road signs on the island have the stylized Tiki heads up top.
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Humphrey's restaurant and backstage lounge.
Humphrey's restaurant and backstage lounge.
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typical street signage on the island, complete with stylized Tiki head up top.
typical street signage on the island, complete with stylized Tiki head up top.
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Bay Club Hotel Marina, http://www.bayclubhotel.com/
Bay Club Hotel Marina, http://www.bayclubhotel.com/
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More interesting angles.
More interesting angles.
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Entrnce to the main lobby of the Best Western Island Palms Hotel & Marina. http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/
productInfo.do?propertyCode=05326
Entrnce to the main lobby of the Best Western Island Palms Hotel & Marina. http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern/
productInfo.do?propertyCode=05326
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Huge palms and blue skies.
Huge palms and blue skies.
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Note the little 'closed road' barriers are more the stylized Tiki heads.
Note the little 'closed road' barriers are more the stylized Tiki heads.
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Bamboo!
Bamboo!
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Bamboo on the balconies too!
Bamboo on the balconies too!
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You can't really get a feel for the roofline, but it does have a little flair to it.
You can't really get a feel for the roofline, but it does have a little flair to it.
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Gazebo with stylized Tiki head poles.
Gazebo with stylized Tiki head poles.
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And a final tropical traffic sign, surrounded by overgrowth.
And a final tropical traffic sign, surrounded by overgrowth.
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Humphrey's stunning grande entryway
Humphrey's stunning grande entryway
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And a side view of that soaring A-frame
And a side view of that soaring A-frame
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