Pier One Motel & Restaurant
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... to the lighthouse for a free visit. The oldest continuing serving lighthouse in the USA. We joined a small group including a 92 year old WW2 veteran and climbed to the top where the views were awesome, out over the Atlantic and north to the distant Manhattan skyline.
After looking at the visitor centre, we drove on through the fort, stopping by a massive cannon, then parking by a crumbling ...
... being used for same sex weddings. Horrors!
I continued my walk to adjacent Asbury Park, one of the major beach honky-tonk resorts full one boardwalk pinball and gaming arcades, amusement park rides, cotton candy vendors, haunted funhouses, and summer crowds when I was a kid. In the mid-1970s it was still a rea carnival atmosphere. We went sometimes in summer with my Tante Meetje (Aunt Marie), and as a kid I thought it was the greatest place in the whole world. There ...
... and currents. After getting myself and N wet, we retreated to the shore for a snack. The Lin / Wu family showed up and our little group of cute kids was complete! They brought lots of buckets and toys so we headed back to the water before long. The kids kept letting go of toys when the waves hit them, so we had to dive after them a bunch! A few of us got knocked over - Y was wise to stay clear of ...
... caused a small delay. Didn't bother me. What was fun, was watching all the Americans around me go all, well, American. People shouting out to be updated, others wanting to leave the line and demanding they be allowed back in at the same spot later, that kind of thing. So angry and entitled all at once. It never stops amusing me.
After that, I thought I'd slow it down a pace and go on El Toro, the wood framed roller ...
... be good, than came the show. I was on main house camera 2 as per usual which meant that I was covering Rick Savage and Phil Collin. Unfortunately, the platform that camera 1 was on was unstable and didn't absorb vibrations. This meant that the bass was causing the picture to appear out of focus. My positioning and platform allowed me to get a much clearer shot and was not fighting the bass vibrations. It worked out pretty well, but ...
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