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Today we explored the south coast of Long Island all the way through the Hamptons to Montauk where one of the oldest lighthouses in America is. This one, at Montauk Point, was commissioned by George Washington, and is also where the famous slave ship Amistad came ashore and where Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders were quarantined after coming down with malaria. It's a pretty remote yet scenic place. The drive through West Hampton, East ...
... were accidentally fooled thinking we were ordering steamed clams and were presented with Steamers.
We discussed this difference at length with the shucker and he presented us with a sampling of some wonderful littleneck clams on the half shell which were the perfect size, texture and taste. They were wonderfully delicious. The clam chowder? I can't ...
... with a sweet aftertaste that sparkles with salinity.
The clam chowder was, well, clam chowder with clams a bit chewier than they need to be and nothing much to brag about in any other way.
The marina view from The Mooring was fantastic and the service was great. I would highly recommend it. Just bring your AMEX and be prepared to use it.
So, like clockwork Kim went and got the rental car, texted me he was on his way back. Myself and bags ( no nasty comments please) waiting at the curb. Here's the important part of the story....GPS wouldn't work so kim googled a route that had NO TOLLS. Took us 45 min to get out of NYC and on our way north to Woodbury commons...200 designer discount stores. We walked around NOT IMPRESSED. Kim got ...
... and restaurants are, and it was an absolutely beautiful day, so it made for a scenic stroll. A few too many people for my taste, given that I was still in the solitude mode, but interesting and enjoyable nonetheless.
After that I headed to St Edmonds Retreat Center. This place is absolutely gorgeous. The main building used to be a house owned by a doctor and his wife, and everything is in stone and tile and hardwoods. Lots of stone! Nothing was spared in ...
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