Mariner's Point Resort
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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 ...
What a fantastic day. Set off early - some borderline misery from the junior members- to drive to Provincetown on the northern most tip of Cape Cod. A trendy arty rainbows type of place. Our main aim to go whale watching on the Dolphin Fleet.
Got on the 1000 and did our customary Titanic shot and set off. The whole thing was done so well. The boat was not too crowded, the marine biologist on board did a brilliant show and tell about whales circulating a tooth with baleen ...
... and reburied (unmarked) elsewhere in the cemetery due to the number of people visiting and partying at his gravesite. Large portions of the island, which are in private ownership, have covenants on them to ensure that they are not subdivided or over developed. One of these is a 330 acre block now owned by Caroline Kennedy. The property was bought for her mother, then Jackie Onassis, in the early 1970s by Aristotle Onassis for $1.3 million to ensure Jackie's privacy when ...
... 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.
... Vineyard Sound. From his settlement there Gosnold visited Martha's Vineyard many times during the summer he spent in the 'New World'. The native Americans called the island 'Noepe' meaning 'Amid the Waters'- a reference to the two and often conflicting tidal currents at work around the island. Gosnold however named the island 'Martha's Vineyard', probably after his new born daughter and because of the wild grapes that covered the island. Our tour guide ...
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