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It's already almost Mid-September, so in my book that means it’s finally safe to go to the beach in New Jersey. The weather is comfortable warm and dry instead of unbearably hot and sweaty, ocean temperatures are still near their warmest, the beach badge patrol Nazis have retired for the season, and the mobs of Snooki and Situation wannabes have gone back to the pizzerias and tanning beds in the New York and Philly 'burbs.
I picked Ocean Grove for my beach day since ...
... Just check in at this website when you think of us and wonder where we might be. The map show our entire route for the trip, but it will get more fleshed out as we go, Just for the record, we have now logged over 11,000 miles on the trip so far. We've seen 16 of the 30 ball parks, and visited 20 states. We've visited 9 national parks (or other areas in the national park system) and countless state ...
... scenes in the car park - tailgating- where they had full on fires burning and BBQ's hard at work cooking burgers and I'm sure many beers were consumed. Some of the 'camps' had Christmas trees and of course they were all in full supporters paraphernalia.
We entered the stadium, Mary had to check in her umbrella, for what reason we are not sure, maybe they thought she was ...
... You can also visit the roof, where there are different fantastic views of the city, or you can relax on the chairs up there. The table came in handy for taking photos !
Being on the 40th floor is marvellous, but when everyone is on the move the lifts can be very busy - " stopping on all floors". It can make for a long wait and a long trip down. Everyone is very friendly though, and chatting and chuckling fill in the time.
... 2 flash drives, extra memory card for camera, head lamp, toiletries, little cable & lock, reading book, SA book, Spanish/English dictionary, knife, water bottle, digital recorder, MSR pack towel, alarm clock, neck pillow.
anyway, just a first post to show where i'll be doing things from. I'm walking out the door.
anybody wants a postcard, send me your address.