Travel Blogs from Yalta
A relatively leisurely start and a good free breakfast of scrambled egg, bacon and sausage, orange juice and coffee.
We had a day to fill before dropping the Jeep back to Newark Airport. There was an interesting area south of New York with a lighthouse, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. We calculated a two hour plus drive through New Jersey. Phil had planned a route ...
... in Bradley Beach the beach closes at 5:00 and I already saw police shooing people off as I took a late afternoon walk on the boardwalk; Ocean Grove and Ocean City are dry towns and beer is not allowed on the beach (that’s worse than Utah!); thousands of people got sent tickets in Cherry Hill by speed-trap cameras in school zones when school wasn’t in session; my parents neighbor got a traffic ticket for not having his headlights on while his windshield wipers were going; and ...
... standing was another beach, Bradley Beach, which was open for atheists and other beachgoers who would attend their services at a different point in the week!
We were all feeling pretty hot so we headed for the water as soon as we could get set up. The water was nice and cold but the undertow was super strong! The land drops off pretty quickly there, and I was told that contributed to ...
... SO smooth. And I rode it at night. It was like plunging into deep, dark oblivion. I think by that point my adrenalin was all run out because I'd float around these rides with my arms out, thinking, "This might kill me... But that's OK, I'm having fun."
Now I am back in my motel room wishing my physical fatigue was matched by the desire and ability to fall asleep. Might be roofie time. I have an even bigger drive ahead of me tomorrow.
Today was anything but ordinary. We began with the smallest venue yet, meaning it had the smallest dock as well. It only allowed for one truck to unload at a time, and that one had to be unloaded by forklift because there was no trailer unloading depression. We didn't start the LED wall until after 1pm and I didn't get to my DL side screens until around 3pm.
Once we were loaded in, we did our typical sound checks and everything ...
Other places to stay in Yalta
50, Drazhinskiy Str., Yalta | 3 star hotelfrom $113
35/2 Lenina Street, Yalta | 4 star hotelfrom $126
10 Roosevelt Street, Yalta | 3 star hotelfrom $122
Primorsky Park 3a, Yalta | 4 star hotelfrom $127
46 Drazhinsky St., Yalta | 2 star hotelfrom $45
Primorsky Park, 4, Yalta | Hotelfrom $146
23 Rudanskogo St., Yalta | Hotelfrom $118
Morskaya St., 3a, Yalta | 5 star hotelfrom $406