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... waited around to hear the band play on the boardwalk. The theme this week was Cajun Roots and the band that played had an East Texas/Southern Louisiana feel to it, so enjoyed that until they finished playing around 10. There was a mexican restaurant, Rosa's, up the way, so we ventured there. Boy am I glad we did because it was Ladie's Night Sangria Pitcher Happy Hour! This place had a giant outdoor patio surrounded by three burned out old apartment buildings and a giant big ...
... and dry from the receding tide.
We drove a short ways to the Caves Restaurant for a lunch of seafood chowder that was true to its name. It was very good and jammed full of a mix of fresh seafood in a hearty chowder.
The restaurant sits on the shore of the Bay, and, when the tide is out, is within walking distance across the sea floor to caves created from the erosion of sandstone by the tides, and storms in the Bay.
... So, another Aeroplan flight. Unfortunately our return isn't quite as direct as we have to overnight in Montreal. Still, when we crunched the numbers, it was still a savings to use points. So, when our flights came together with relative ease, it was really the deciding factor to "go all in" on this 26 day transatlantic cruise. To no one's surprise, I'm sure, the planning has already begun. Well really, it is only a little over 19 weeks away. Some would say we're a bit ...
... ages wasn't turning out to be very fruitful in the way of scenery so we ditched it and got on the 114/121.
The trees are still pretty though in their fall colours as was the sky around 'Norton' with it's scaly look. Always reminds me of the roof of my mouth.
Spent the night in the industrial town of Saint John. Not to be confused with St John's. (Which ****** certain people off).
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It's getting closer to "liftoff" and the important things, like packing, are basically complete. I've researched our new port of call, Malta, for potential activities/excursions and have identified there is a casino there. Enough said. And we've looked after things that needed looking after here at home before our departure. This has included watching the remainder of Season 3 of Downton Abbey. I'll admit it. We are hooked. We had to finish ...