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... 7 people's assistance, we finally managed to secure the lines. Was it over? No way. The boat had to be washed as we were covered in salt water from stem to stern. Suffice it to say it was a long, tiring day. Lucky for us, the marina had a great restaurant and bar at the end of the dock. You can guess what we ate that night. Yep. Lots of crabs!
We have now been in Marathon for about two weeks. We had planned to leave earlier but the weather has not cooperated. ...
... facilities. There are 2 beaches at Bahia Honda - Sandspur and Calusa. Sandspur is the better one. Forget Calusa as it has a view of the highway and therefore is noisy. The campsites, which are located in Sandspur, are known to be buggy no matter what time of the year you visit and also hot especially during the summer season. The campsites' location is right on the beach. They are in fact a great place to ...
... and just as the navigator (who shall remain nameless) was slightly disorientated and getting a little jumpy with the crabs and spiders there might have been a few words exchanged!! But as we eventually emerged into the sun and open water the other side all was forgotten and we returned to our little cottage for strawberry daquiris (which were on the house at our resort bar!). Tomorrow we are heading to the most southerly island and only 50 miles from Cuba, Key ...
... dried coconut shell and fibers around the base if the trees. This fibrous material burned long and slow, perfect for kindling. The coconut pieces made good second step pieces to build the fire. Soon enough and despite the wind, I was able to light our expensive firewood to no fanfare. I should have just threw cash into the firepit and burned that. But I did like smell and the flickering flames make a romantic light. I cooked up some brats by lanternlight, toasted ...
... pluff mud.
We arrived MN.. Yeah. Ouch----gravel. Forgot about that. There's Greg and his girlfriend Donna.
Will they feed me now?
Yum --McDonald's for dogs (that's what the Vet called it). D vet--put me on a diet. I should have bitten her. Oh yeah, I tried and she made mom muzzle me. Surprised she didn't yell at Mom too.
Where's my bed going? I want to sleep with Dad. Mom says no. Bed on loft. How can I be this tired?
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