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Travel Blogs from Provincetown
Okay so you can't go by Plymouth without stopping in to see where the first people stepped when arriving in the US off the Mayflower. Took some pictures of the replica of the Mayflower and also the Plymouth Rock Memorial... don't know if this was the actual rock or not but I touched it virtually in my pictures. We were on our way through to Cape Cod... nice little ...
Decided to travel the old coast route to Cape Cod and stopped into Scituate to take pictures... Janice, one of my best friends lived here when she worked in Coahaset. We also see alot of pictures on the news when there is a Nor Easter coming up the Coast. Scituate seems to flood a lot. Cute, Quaint ...
... out. After about an hour we were a long way off shore and we got the call to look out at the starboard side for a Finback whale. In fact there were two and they kept coming to the water, blowing air and sweeping over the surface. None of us knew that Finbacks are the second largest creature on earth after the Blue Whale and can grow to 27 metres (90 feet) so they were quite something to see. They ...
... on the beach.
Then we headed off to the Cape Cod Lighthouse and climbed to the top. Although it had been de-commissioned one and a half million dollars was spent moving it 500ft away from the cliff edge as erosion was threatening to topple it into the ocean. The original Fresnel glass lenses were replaced at one stage with electric light bulbs and the lenses were just thrown out of the lighthouse and smashed on the ground. The locals went and salvaged what they could of ...
... mornings are spent at car boot sales on both sides of the Atlantic! Tat was perused, tat wasn't bought. So far, so Sunday normal. In fact no-one seemed to be putting their hands in their pockets much.
Curiosity satiated, we were back on the road for Provincetown, arriving just before lunch. The whole place was quite busy and finding parking was difficult, but because we're hopeless at spotting signs we ended ...
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- Swimming pool
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