TownePlace Suites Virginia Beach
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... for poor visibility we were ducking in and out of the channel to avoid Navy traffic.
During the trip down anything that wasn't fastened down below ended up on the floor in the salon. Left Annapolis at 2 Monday and arrived at Top Rack Marina at about 2 this afternoon. Rewarded ourselves with a great dinner out at the Amber Lantern Restaurant. Early to bed. Up at 5:30 tomorrow to get underway at first light.
... As we approached Virginia Beach we were buzzed by FA 18's fighter jets overhead! We soon found out we were camped near the Navel Air Station Oceana, the only Jet Base on the East Coast. We were serenaded with their daily training flights - or the sound of freedom! One night we had helicopters (I think) overhead until 1:30am YES in the middle of the night! They seem to be doing circuits for hours & hours. Needless to say we were not thrilled ...
... and exit it just SE of Hatteras. From our starting point pretty far east of the Gulf Stream, it would not have been beneficial to head west to enter the stream further south and take advantage of its north bound current.
The weather for the passage played out pretty much as forecast. We had to get through a high pressure ridge with no wind on day 2, but day 3 winds returned from the ...
... eat lunch after the first expansion of bridges. Then into a tunnel another bridge another tunnel and then another bridge. Almost seems like you will never get across it. Oh I forgot to say it is also a toll bridge. $16.00 one way. So off to the eastern part of Virginia looking for lighthouse, etc. Kind of interesting in comparison with the remainder of VA. Found a couple of lighthouses and just some enjoyable ...
... cage I could get the crab for free. But I was pretty sure that was a very bad idea. So I just bought crabby some food (the kind he used to love but I ran out of and its too cheap to sell at petsmart) and some new shells that smell like home. I hope he likes them
After this, we headed off the beach to visit with some friends of Tiffany. We enjoyed a nice time at their house even though the first part was spent drying off from the freak storm that hit and we had to ...