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The mother and infant haven't been seen for hours. I'm pretty sure one of the stewardesses took pity on her, and moved her into business or first class. At least it's been quiet. Still haven't fallen asleep, and just finished my third movie. In few minutes we will be crossing the International Date Line, and the time will go from 12 am, to 12:01 pm. The sun has followed us during our entire flight.
Will write some more on ...
... the Harbor View Hotel
prepare box lunches for us.
The 260 ride took 5 1/2 hours and we were home by 6:30 pm. Amazingly
we hit no traffic, even though at 3 pm the radio said that the Long Island Expressway
and Northern State were at a standstill. I guess everyone on the
road decided to have an early getaway to the Hampton's. We tried to
take the ferry from New London to Orient Point, but they were booked. The only
issue was the ...
... one of the oldest on the island. So old, in fact, that the house is made of white oak which initially covered the whole island until it was completely deforested. All newer homes have been built with red oak. Some of the support beams for the second floor have a specific number of notches indicating to which place they belong. Very cool. We left the house and headed to the skatepark at which point we met John who was there with his kids. We got to talking and John mentioned ...
... we loved being outdoors, and the exercise the tour provided. We just wish we had biked through more small villages. The tour guides were excellent, especially Ed who had been biking this route for the past 14 years. He led us on all walking tours, and was very knowledgeable about each area. Erik was fairly new to VBT, so I believe he was learning on the go. VBT had arranged pre and post tours, and the amount of days allotted in Amsterdam, Bruges and Brussels was right ...
... a place to park, at a meter around the corner and walked down. The concert was to be a celebration of the opening of a new bar attached to the Capital Theater. The theater itself just reopened about a year ago. It is famous in the music scene. Many well known bands went through there like the Grateful Dead. The bar is called, Garcia's, named after the Dead's frontman. The door was open so I walked into the bar. Music was blasting and a few guys were running around working ...