Travel Blogs from Pleasantville
... was given some weeks later.
On Long Island Beach, there is one main North-South road. In the height of "season" the traffic is very heavy from early in the day 'til late. It wasn't bad today. All the stores are having end of season sales.
We move down to Maryland tomorrow. See you there!!
And the adventure continues,
I got up and jumped on an easy 90 minute train to Atlantic City. It took me a while to remember the last train I caught. I thought it was the overnighter in Vietnam for a while but it's actually the one I took from Sydney to the Blue Mountains. Not that it matters, train technology hasn't moved on in the last few months. As I mentioned yesterday Atlantic City first came to my attention in the song, but it is also the setting for the prohibition era Broadwalk Empire series and ...
Atlantic City with Susy and family. Left early and drive 2 hours. Had lunch at a burger place while the family had Panda Express. Lay by the beach for a while. Had a quick swim. Played kick the ball with the kids. Walked along the boardwalk. Had funnel cake. Waaay too sugary! Had pizza slice and chicken parma with pasta and salad and baked potatoes. Drove back around 8. Had ice cream sandwich on the way ...
... The hike was enjoyable and very easy-going. Luke seemed to manage the hike with ease, running most of the time, sweating and drinking obsessively out of his Camelback. We did realize the importance of getting hiking shoes for Luke, as he wore his sandals and stopped every two minutes to get sand or rocks out of them. Add this to the list.
All and all, a great little hike!
... Awaiting results
REI 3.5 Self-Inflating Pad ($120)
Initial Opinion - Gwen and I tried this in the store and really liked it. I also inflated one (actually it inflated itself...in about 15 minutes) in the house and Luke and I tried it. They are very comfortable in the store and house, but we'll see how they fare on rough ground at the campsites.
There were a lot of pads to choose from, but we wanted something ...
Other places to stay in Pleasantville
7080 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville | 2 star motelfrom $42