The Cottages & Lofts At The Boat Basin
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... to bring the car as the price was exorbitant for one night.
Martha's Vineyard is only 30 miles by about 15 miles and is made up of 6 villages. We looked around Oak Bluffs for a tour company but they were closed and the car or bike rental was robbery on the high seas.
So we went and played a few games of pool where Karen kicked my ass in every game. We took another wander around town and ...
... Closed for the season. Reason? Freezing!". We must have missed it by a day as there was still rubbish in the bins.
So we drove back to near our hotel and checked out a Jamaican restaurant. The jerk sauce was delicious and the owner spent the entire meal talking with me about cricket. I think it had been a long while for him being able to have this type of discussion so it was lots of fun.
Afterwards we headed to the hotel and relaxed.
After the last few days we decided to take a day and just relax. Boy did we need it!!
We found a neat little path to the beach where we walked between some gorgeous homes with beautiful gardens. We played in the water a little and then strolled back. A beautifully quiet ...
The Sperm Whale was the whale most sought after for its quality oil (it didn't smoke) from the mid-1700's to the late 1830's.
Nantucket boast no stop lights, neon signs or chain stores on their Island. They have a fantastic interest in preserving the tranquil nature of the island, in because of this, there are many acres of pristine land never to be developed! Good for them!
... elegant Hadwen house was built in the mid 19th century and was a beautiful representation of Greek Revival architecture. The 20th century house was a bit of a misnomer. It was actually built much earlier as a barn. When the town outgrew agriculture around 1930, the place was sold to 2 artist sisters as a summer residence. They rehabilitated the structure and built lovely gardens almost as an extension of the house.
The tour ended about 3 and we were back on the ...