Nauset House Inn
Travel Blogs from East Orleans
We have had a couple of down days.
Highlights included finding a pair of fresh water lakes in the Nickerson National Park which helped as we have discovered they are having a bit of a shark problem on the cape!
Brush with the law- went to ...
... just kept explaining the we were from the UK which seemed to satisfy our audience.
Dried off, did a bit of long jump and then sat up in the Life guard's chair- it was about 6pm and all the lifeguards had left. The sun was cooling off but the wind was still up. As it happened the hollow tubes at the back of the elevated chair we were all crushed into kept catching the breeze and playing different notes- a really unexpectedly magic moment.
Headed home a bit windswept.
... where Presidents Clinton and Obama stay when they visit the island but there was no visibility like at the Bush's Walker Point. The streets and properties have quaint names like Aunt Mary's Rd, Strawberry Hill Lane and Blue Heron Farm. The Blue Heron Farm was previously owned by an American who was happy to lease the property to President Obama for a week in summer. It is now owned by a British billionaire who turned down the President's request to stay even though he ...
... team competitive meal making with Tom and James on one team and Ruth and me on the other. Team T&J did BBQ extraordinaire and Team A&R are doing a homage to our holidays in Greece with Greek salad and Mousaka.
Really nothing more exciting today except that Tom has relinquished the driving to me as he is better with maps. I needlessly inspired great confidence by mixing up accelerator and break but ok since then!
Dull day but needed down time.
... watching ferry boat tours pull in and -out for a bit. We also walked through the Quincey Market which was a neat area of outdoor bars, kiosks, and restaurants…I bought some Boston shades, because I left my last pair on a sea shore in Maine somewhere (I swear I lose or break a pair of sunglasses every week on these travels we do-that’s why I buy cheapies). Kelsey and I grabed a bite to eat at Sam’s near State Street. They claimed they had “the best sandwiches in ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking