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Travel Blogs from Newport
We were heading south, a great relief to know that we are finally making our way into yard period, and then Caribbean. We sailed past many beautiful places, mainly along Maine, Massachusetts. We sailed in the ocean for two days, which was quite scary, especially when the boat heeled over so much that you had to hold on to whatever possible. Quite impossible to serve under these conditions.
As we arrived in ...
... on the island...spent about three hours on the tour...when that was over we did some site-seeing on our own, had dinner and hopped on the early evening ferry in hopes of getting in a wee bit earlier so we'll have enough energy for yet another long day, LOL. Whew ...
... One Way".
For dinner, we continued our quest for Chowder and Oysters beginning with "Heavy Appetizers" at "Benjamin's Raw Bar" (Home of the Mothershucker). We sat downstairs at the bar watching the bartender and master shucker prepare our cocktails and shellfish. Naturally, we tried a variety of local fare. We began with a well-known Oyster to us - ...
... with a sweet aftertaste that sparkles with salinity.
The clam chowder was, well, clam chowder with clams a bit chewier than they need to be and nothing much to brag about in any other way.
The marina view from The Mooring was fantastic and the service was great. I would highly recommend it. Just bring your AMEX and be prepared to use it.
... rain. We sat it out there and then took off, arriving at Mahwah, NJ about 2PM. Janet and I are staying at POG members Bill and Linda's house, parked in front of their bus barn, with 50 AMP and water. Mike and Jean are a mile away, staying at POG members Rick and Wendy's place, also parked in front of Rick's bus barn with 50 AMP and water.
And the adventure continues,
How has this b&b rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking