Bass Harbor Inn
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... so much of the food ahead of time. This is the first time we've stayed at a fully functioning house vs a hotel room. This wins out big time. For some reason I LOVE doing laundry on vacation and as luck would have it, they have a stackable set here. I've already completed one load. Lol. I don't know why, but it becomes an obsession and it's weird.
We stopped at some guy's house and bought ...
... for dinner. Will
have to order it as room service. Shrimp cocktails and Lobster Thermidor
brought to our cabin? Nice!
Wandered back up to listen to a
little jazz piano then bed.
At some point through all this Judy
and I went to book the Hop On Hop Off bus for Halifax and inadvertently sent Keith and John
to a Gay and Lesbian Gathering in the Ocean Bar. Oops again!
... coffee on the water front watching the coming and goings of various watercraft. Back on the road, it's a really pretty drive, lots of waterways and forests. We stop at Newcastle for lunch, very similar to the last couple of places. It's a bit breezy but we still sit on a front deck for lunch. Fish and chips for Gordon, Lobster Salad for Gill, Deb had the Lobster roll, a triple slider for Jonathan (3 mini buns) and I went for Calamari. All fueled up and back on the road around ...
... late!) we set up camp in Blackwoods Campground.
Next we were off to find a more detailed hiking map and drive the Park Loop Road. Our first stop was at Jordan Pond. Since it is a popular spot for buses to drop off their patrons, it was very busy. From there we made a quick stop at Bubble Pond. There wasn’t much to see there, but we did have a lovely conversation with a couple ...
... and go home. What better way to cap off our weekend than a liesurely drive home along the coast following Route 1. We stopped here and there--watched the Red Sox game over lunch in Belfast at Rollies, said hello to the schooners tied up in Camden, had a drink on the water in Damariscotta--enjoying Maine in all her summer glory.