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I am officially a leaf peeper! That is somebody who travels around just to look at the autumn leaves. And they have been fairly spectacular,although not quite at their peek. They have web sites dedicated to the changing of the leaves and it all depends on the weather. They have had a mild autumn so far, so the leaves are a little late
... to tennis legends, and worthy of a return trip to watch the tournament one day.
We strolled around the stunning neighbourhood of normal houses, heading back to the club around midday to get changed. As we rounded the corner, I saw a Grand Banks boat tied up alongside the club pier. I grabbed Lou’s phone to head down and take a few pics, only to find that Bernadette and Larry were on board, and welcomed me to have a look at 'Mercurius', their 46’ pleasure ...
Day 48. Rhode Island When we picked up our car the man behind the counter asked where were going - to see the Autumn fall - why, there are trees outside - exactly, can we go home now. Hum. We went to Plymouth, saw the Mayflower and the Plymouth Rock. Then onto Newport and the Burbankrose Guest House. The guest house is a very old, like very old, the stairs are so steep, ...
... how the sun does that! It's also funny how thirsty for a refreshing drink you become when you are surrounded by so much water! So with the thought and sound of a fizzy can popping open they turned on their heels and retraced their steps back into town.
As they wandered around town trying to find a bar with a view, they happened to stumble across some very cool albeit ...
... 12m Cup America boat the Nefritti. We helped hoist
the sails as well as tack them when needed. Theo even got to steer
and none died! It was great experience to sail on such a beautiful
ship. Nefreti has proudly won one America cup in the sixties.
Mum cannot wait to go back and sail again one of these beauties,
thankfully Tamsin has still one last year in Brown to complete !