Travel Blogs from Delray Beach
... a sail on the way back, but they have a lot of trouble getting the mainsail set, as the reef points are wrong, and the lazy-jacks tangle with the sail. The woman mate sorts most of it out, but the deck hands are pretty useless, and the full width canopy prevents the skipper from seeing what is going on without leaving the wheel and allowing the boat to fall away to leeward. Some newer ropes on the reef points would doubtless make the crew work easier.
... ever had the luck to see. It was so odd I took a photo with my phone and bluetoothed it to my laptop. (Just slipping in a few technical details to prolong your agony and also impress you all)
It was either a women with the most horrendous facial hair – even a walrus would have been proud, or it was an elderly gentleman(?) in a knee length flared black skirt! Oh yes, not forgetting the mid calf socks and Jesus sandals.
... t be bothered.. Our Waiter continually forgot to ask the chefs or tell the chefs that the dinner had to be Gluten Free. We had a little better luck on the Buffet line where we talked directly to the servers who knew us by name and knew how to select and handle Gluten free food. Russ and the rest of our table mates were not overwhelmed with the quality of food that they ordered even though it was to be supposed to ...
... the Key West Garden Club. The garden is planted in an old civil war era fort and looks out on Higgs Beach. It’s not that large but has some nice displays.
After that I went back to the hotel to sit by the pool until it was time for the nightly sunset ritual.
Around sunset time I walked to the Westin. A strong breeze picked up and blew dark clouds over the sun so the sunset was not that impressive. It was a cold front going through; I stayed on the ...
... a mock Paddle steamer called "Carrie B" for a 90 min cruise along the waterways of the "American Venice". We cruised down the New River & intercoastal canals viewing houses and boats costing 10's of millions of dollars, I mean serious money. The family name "Hausinger" seemed to be a major land owner on the canals, & others who had made their money in Waste management, Seagram's, Alka Seltzer, and car dealerships also had land ...
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