You did tell them we were coming?
Trip Start Jul 31, 2014
66Trip End Sep 20, 2014
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Then moved on in to millionaire's row to drop in unannounced (the shame of it) on the Vanderbilts. Their old place The Breakers still looks good although thought it was a bit steep of them to ask $40, even if we were uninvited. Must have been because we were a tad late for the last private party there, the one President Kennedy hosted for one Americas Cup victory or another.
Seriously, what a place! On a par with any French Chateau even if built a few centuries later and with only 33 servants’ bedrooms
This mansion is only one of many that had our heads swiveling as we proceeded down “Ocean Drive”. We were promised a sweep along Americas Cup Avenue, Newport’s water front, but Cowes it wasn’t.
All this is fog and rain and we still came up smiling, a good day. Arrived after hours at the camp and were shown a spot by the sewage truck – it wasn’t a Hummer, but should have been. The camp enjoyed the name “Whispering Pines”, Camp Creep was Dennis’ name for it – hardly anyone around and very dark under the close packed lofty pines.