First Flight Out: Big skies, blue waters and beauty in Chesapeake Bay, near the US capital

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CHESAPEAKE BAY, MARYLAND - In America's shiny spring, airports are packed, traffic jams are back and, from coast to coast, restaurants are booked for days if not weeks.

One of the most popular destinations on the East Coast is the Eastern Shore bordering the storied Chesapeake Bay, once America's - and the world's - centre for crab and oyster production.

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