Trade Winds Inn
Travel Blogs from Centerville
... week with those we love.
We had the honour of being invited to the Royal St. George's College 50th anniversary bash by my former boss Steve, then combined a Toronto furniture run with a Go Freddie Go concert at the old Chick n Deli so we are still in touch with the Toronto crowd. The spring has also provided lots of opportunities to reconnect with our old Ridley pals.
We even managed to squeeze in one more consulting job to top up the travel fund ...
... suite of picnic gear, and Nigel has added a camera and a couple of lenses to the photo bag. There's no going back - now we're on the road, we're pretty much wedded to what's in the car, unless we stray into one of the many outlet mall complexes we've already seen!
From the time we left DC, we have been blessed by outstanding spring weather - we continue to spend many of our breakfasts and dinners outside, ...
... the New York Yacht Club.
The America's Cup is the
oldest continuously awarded trophy in the world. It predates the American Civil
War. Between 1851 and 1983, the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) won every race and
boldly bolted the cup to a stand in their trophy room.
was many years ago now it still rates as a great achievement by an underdog.
Moving on from Rhode Island ...
... don’t, we have a Chevy Spark - similar in size and power to a micro machine.
Anyway, 'Sparky' as it is affectionately now known, has so far done us proud. Despite a few mis-reads of Google Maps directions, and the odd nervous 'turning right on a red light' moment, we made it to Cape Cod unscathed!
We arrived at the hotel around 5pm (another HoJo). It isn't much to look at, but our room did have a rather lovely view of ...
Tons of FUN with Abby on my visit back to the Cod!