Hampton Inn Boynton Beach
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We arrived at the Delray Beach Amtrak station at 5:30PM after 22 hours on the train from DC. Grandma Judy had to borrow a friend's car to pick us up because their rental minivan had a flat tire. It was 80 and very humid when we arrived, but it quickly cooled to 75 with a good breeze. After greeting everyone and picking up ...
... waves are less than 1 metre and the catamaran, under power from presumably twin diesels, handles the quartering seas pretty well, with not too much discomfort to the passengers, but definitely not the most ideal.
We pass an old fort at the harbour entrance, then the offshore oil terminal, then the Sisters rocks, one of which has been blown to dangerous half-tide rocks by the Poms when they left after WW2.
A notable landmark on this coast is ...
... the dinner, they gave us each a little book which the Passover Haggadah and they read at least 20 pages out of 57. Everyone was reading and the youngest child had to read the four questions. While they read the little book, there were instructions such as drink a sip of wine (we, kids had grape juice) or break the “Matzoa”. The matzoa is a kind flat bread symbolizing the Passover, it’s dry and no water was in ...
... I suppose that’ll be the one with the Close Encounters UFO landing pad?
Once packed, I popped out for a spot of sun bathing as we weren’t being picked up until 11.30. Popped back in a bit smartish when I discovered that the sun was red hot and smothered myself in Australian Gold (the best sun tan lotion ever!) I sat out for about an hour and have now gone pink. Gently does it Ms F. The transfers over to the ship started off by checking in at a ...
... mix of people from around the country with fascinating backgrounds involved in the program, and I look forward to getting to know them better.
After a morning of meetings it was finally time to board the MV Explorer. It was a surprisingly quick and painless procedure (She didn't have to carry the heavy, over-stuffed duffles – MZ). Before we knew it, we were settling into our cabins, trying to find a place for all of our ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services