Courtyard by Marriott Chesapeake Greenbrier
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Survived a wild ride down the bay. Some of the roughest conditions we have experienced on the Chesapeake. Big waves. 30+ kt winds and lots of driving rain. Enjoyed our new cockpit enclosures as well as the heater we installed below. The AIS system which allowed us to identify ships during the night was a big help.
Navy ships don't use AIS so we slowed to enter Hampton Roads after sunrise. Still, with heavy ...
... amp; nothing attractive at all!! They are putting up lights for the winter - but I'm afraid it got a two thumbs down from us!
The park is called First Landing because 104 Englishmen landed here in April 1607 but life was hard & by September half of them had died. There's lots of history along this coast - there are military & mariners museums detailing the shipping history but we decided to keep on ...
... I'm sitting on the beach watchin the waves and the reflection of the moon. Continuous military F14 jet exercises going on up until around midnight, so it's very loud (and very cool). Suddenly I hear large military helicopters. I look up and they're about 100ft over the water directly in front of me, in STEALTH mode - no lighting whatsoever. Very surreal, thinking they have to be practicing this stuff for actual missions. ...
... photos on the beach, using a carton from the back of the car as a tripod with me spraying sand everywhere when I sprinted into position before it clicked.
Beth wanted to take me to Outback for dinner, an Australian themed restaurant which specialised in steak (no kangaroo though!). It was well themed and had a great atmosphere with Aboriginal dot paintings, cut-outs of roos in pre-rusted iron and a couple maps of Australia ...
... and suddenly my purse appeared! It was a miracle! I was overwhelmed with joy! And of course bought Dipan dinner to return the favor.
After yummy Outback, we hung out by the river for awhile watching the sunset and Joel taught me a little about the boats (He works in the shipyard). We talked for awhile but when it got dark we had to head home :/ Me and joe said our goodbyes and road tripped back up north.
I can't wait to see all everybody again in Dec!