Hampton Inn & Suites Chesapeake-Battlefield Blvd.
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... for poor visibility we were ducking in and out of the channel to avoid Navy traffic.
During the trip down anything that wasn't fastened down below ended up on the floor in the salon. Left Annapolis at 2 Monday and arrived at Top Rack Marina at about 2 this afternoon. Rewarded ourselves with a great dinner out at the Amber Lantern Restaurant. Early to bed. Up at 5:30 tomorrow to get underway at first light.
... the next day!
We took a walk along part of the 3 mile boardwalk in Virginia Beach - what a disappointment! I read somewhere it's been named one of Top 10 Boardwalks so we were looking forward to it. It's nothing more than a bare, wide, concrete, ( yes concrete, not a board insight) highway with 1970's style boring hotels fronting it. No planters or flowers, some grass & plants but absolutely no ...
... 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!
With our hopes high of making sausage & gravy biscuits we soon we realized that if we were going to make the first lock of the day we had to either eat a dry English muffin or run across the street real quick & grab a bacon, egg & cheese biscuit from Hardee's. Beau convinced me to choose the greasier option & it was gooooood. Once we were tied up in the locks, Robert, the lock keeper, says, "Now we’re in a hurry otherwise this ...
... and exit it just SE of Hatteras. From our starting point pretty far east of the Gulf Stream, it would not have been beneficial to head west to enter the stream further south and take advantage of its north bound current.
The weather for the passage played out pretty much as forecast. We had to get through a high pressure ridge with no wind on day 2, but day 3 winds returned from the ...