Conch Key Cottages
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... Hobo Cafe. Having looked up the menus they were both fairly similar. None of us could decide where to go until Chris suggested that tonight we could rate the food out of 'Hobos' and so the choice was made.
We'd all said we fancied fish during the day, and this place did not disappoint. We started with some buffalo shrimp, which was king prawns in hot wing sauce. They were amazing. Russ and I went for a beer called Flat Tire, which was brewed locally. It was really nice, ...
... a few raindrops splashed on me through the mesh. I sat up with a start as a bolt of lightning and a clap of thunder cracked loudly. I immediately exited my tent and could see an ominous dark storm moving rapidly across the water toward the island. Since it was full moon (and the moon had not yet been obliterated by the clouds at that point) I could tell what a huge, treacherous storm system this was, or so I thought. In fact, it was worse than I had imagined. I battened down the hatches, ...
... hose but left again. Of course, as luck would have it, as we fueled, our gas tanks belched, covering my poor Captain in diesel fuel. After we fueled, we had to hail them to come get the gas hose. They came took the hose and surprise, surprise, left again. Guess they forgot they would not get any money from us since we could not get off the boat. And so it went. It was a miserable way to end a long day, I can tell you that. Fortunately, the Good Captains were there for us.
... Now I just realized we went to the wrong place! I made reservations at another dockside place one marina over! LOL! No wonder they couldn't find the name. I asked the waitress if it was as bad as it looked and she said no. We chose to eat dockside.Now it's amazing that these great restaurants we've been at all look like dives from the outside, but get inside and ...
... We took a profile shot instead, and moved on.
Walked around and looked at lots of the old buildings, then popped into Subway for lunch. After feeding the hungry parking meter yet again, it was off to the harbour and market areas of town. Seems that a sunset over the water is such a rare thing in the US, that they have designated a special sunset viewing area that thousands of people cram onto each night. Having seen a sunset on the ...