Point Plaza Suites and Conference Hotel
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... was the volunteer who explained the navigation of the ship.
One more group of visitors was allowed to come onboard and then they announced the ship was closing. The rains and the incoming tide had raised the ship to a level that would make navigating the gangplank dangerous. I made Wendell go in front of me in case I slipped, but taking it very slowly, I managed to keep upright. The water by the time we left was almost to the top of the pier and ...
... of the original building. Thanks to Thomas Jefferson, the restoration was made easier as he had made copperplate engravings of the front and some of the artefacts. There was also a floorplan noted with room sizes and ceiling heights. After we toured the palace, we went outside to the kitchen to watch some of the volunteers preparing meals. One worker was cutting up a Casaba squash that was the biggest squash I’ve ever seen. She told us it has ...
... on the sidelines behind the barrier while they checked it all out. All of this for a visit that lasted less than 30 minutes.
We are getting used to the lingo - so we hope y'all are well. Aussies are not very common in this part of the world and our slang and the form of English we use, causes problems - car park not a lot, tea towel not dish cloth. The list goes on. We may both speak English but this does not mean we are easily understood.
... local weavers interpret the art of spinning for visitors. They demonstrate the carding of the wool, spinning the thread, and using the loom to create very simple to very elaborate cloth.
It was interesting talking to the people, who never got out of character, and learn, about their life in “The Revolutionary City”.
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... each bought an airplane bottle of our favorite liquors - Glenn Livet & Patron. We clinked our glasses (solo cups, lol) & watched the sun slowly set as we boated past the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. That night Beau & I were finishing dinner when we heard splish-splashing outside the boat. Beau poked his head out & saw fish just begging to be caught. We created some chum with some old yogurt & scraps & fished the rest of the ...