Holiday Inn Solomons Conference Center and Marina
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... 8221; tropical storm force winds.
We slept like babies through most of it. Sustained winds here were only 35-40 mph with gusts to the mid-50s. Wabi Sabi is a very heavy boat and seldom healed over more than a few degrees. It's nice to have 10,000 lbs of lead acting as a counterweight beneath you when the wind is blowing that strongly. The lines held and there is no visible damage within our field ...
... for Back Creek and some dozen marinas. After fueling at Solomons Yachting Centre (where there was another Bayliner 3988) we moored at Zahniser’s since it was closest to both Solomons Island and Johnstown. After checking in we borrowed bikes and rode into Solomon Island. There was a bonus farmer’s market staffed by what looked to be Mennonites. We’re finding that spots now are not opening until the Memorial Day ...
It was a cold and wet day today with outside temperatures in the 50s. Wind was from the South 10-20 kt so we had to motor the whole way to our stopover at Solomons MD without a working autopilot. We had a reservation to tie up at the transient dock at Zahniser's Yacht Center so that we could have Chuck P. and Stacey R., two of Dave's colleagues, over for dinner. They were in town on business with the NRC (Dave's employer) at Calvert Cliffs nuclear power plant nearby. ...
... to them for an hour. They had their Nordhavn 57 in for a bottom job after bringing it through the Panama Canal. Later, we drop the dinghy. We motor around the harbor and see yet another Nordhavn 40 owner we had met in Maine the prior summer. It seems like such a big coast, but we regularly see people we have met. After the usual crab cakes as Stony's, we hit the sack. Annapolis tomorrow. ...
... between Sengal's government and the Movement for a Democratic Casamance (MFDC) Accusations from Wade that Gambia is harboring rebles At least 9000 refugees from Casamance, Sierra Leone, and Guinea-Bissau http://www.africa-confidential.com/arti cle-preview/id/1967/C rossing-the-river Involved in mediation with Guinea-Bissau and Casamance in Senegal contributed troops to the community's ceasefire monitoring group (ECOMOG) in 1990 and (ECOMIL) in ...
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