Ridgewood Motel and Cottages
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Drove 112 miles in 1.5 hours.
I had no idea that Cape Cod was this close to Boston, it was a very easy and fast drive. I'm sure that in high season the route we took would be clogged up, however we had it almost to ourselves.
It was sunny though not hot enough for a swim in the ocean, so the locals were saved from that sight for another day. We stayed in West Dennis which is about the dead centre of the ...
... It's quite pleasant being only a mile or two from everything you might need while still basking in the quiet and wide open spaces that a non-urban environment provides.
Tomorrow morning, we're going to try to restore this place to the arrangement and condition we found it in, and ship out by 10am. It's been a relaxing and restorative family vacation overall - thanks to nagymama & nagypapa, the planners and masterminds! And here's to many more!
... s the better looking one, he was left repeatedly asking for the rest of the night what went wrong. Walked to the race point beach in the afternoon, 3.5 miles after refusing to pay $20 for bike hire. Lay on the beach all afternoon and watched a few seals swim past gaining a lot f attention from everyone on the beach. Then moved to herring bay, a west facing beach for sunset and watched more seals paddle past ...
... have LOVED to see them. If you are like Nick and I, you are asking is she still alive? Well, it turns out so, that she is very much alive and vibrant at the age of 93!!! She and Tommy Tune (75) have been life long friends since they appeared together in Hello Dolly, when he was just 17. He calls her every day and they have been doing this show for awhile now. That ...
... care of a true treasure.
A trip to this area of the Cape is not complete until you go to Nauset Beach and eat the Fried Clams (my favorite) or the Lobster Roll. And, unfortunately (and I mean that in a GOOD way), we ate many!!! In my day it was called Philbrick's and now Liam's; but the food is still excellent!! The water is still COLD, 54 degrees (back in the day that didn't bother me, but now??? Nah...) and the waves still fun to body surf in (but ...