Inn at East Wind
Travel Blogs from Wading River
... I read messages about missing loved ones and felt grateful I knew that my mom was safe.
The next day, my brother called. He was heading down from Vermont, down from one of the worst-hit areas of last year’s Hurricane Irene, to help. He was getting a generator and he was coming home.
I don’t know if Long Beach, NY, is still my home. Kauai feels like my home today. But Long Beach will always be my hometown. It’s where ...
Had dinner back in Brooklyn at the local pub and scene of our first crime.
We still don’t know the name of this place but a great little find.
Leaving tomorrow, so home and bed
Postscript: approached by local
journalist in subway about an anti-Islamic poster today. Not interested in our
opinion as we were not New Yorkers (!?). Interesting.
... We look out on to the parking lot and yes I mean on to it! We can see the bottom of the car that is parked above us. Tried to get a room change but there were no other rooms available (yea right!).
We found out that they had a shuttle that would take us to the local casino. Cool we thought a couple of drinks, dinner and poker! Well, we found dinner and the price was a little high but not bad. ...
... for adventure to squeeze into."
Which is precisely why Matt and I haven't yet bought a map or cracked open the guidebook, or so we justify to ourselves...And while it is easy for us to come to consensus on how much not to plan, our differing perspectives on how to approach our mental preparation made for some stressful moments and tense conversations. Basically, Matt's guiding principle is to prepare for the worst and don't bother to hope for the best ...
To cool down from our strawberry picking session, we next went to Wildwood State Park, about 10 minutes away. The entrance fee into the park is about $10 per car. The front part of the park is setup as a picnic area, where visitors can enjoy a nice bbq. Tables and grills are available in ...