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Friday, April 24, 2009

THE WINDS ARE STILL BLOWING SO WE HAVE DECIDED TO GO TO BRUNSWICK,GA.---BRUNSWICK LANDING MARINA WHERE IT IS VERY PROTECTED.WE HAD AN UNPREDICTED STORM AT JEKYLL THAT HIT AT 11;00 P.M. STRONG WINDS OF 40-50KNOTS OUT OF THE WEST SO WE WERE PINNED AGAINST THE FLOATING DOCK,WATER COMING UP OVER THE PORT SIDE,THUNDER,LIGHTENING,HEAVY RAIN.EVERYONE WAS OUT IN THEIR FOUL WEATHER GEAR CHECKING THEIR BOATS AND ASSISTING OTHERS.WAS A VERY RESTLESS NIGHT.SO WE ARE READY TO ENJOY A COUPLE GREAT DAYS IN BRUNSWICK.AS WE  PASS UNDER THE HIGH RISE BRIDGE AND MAKE THE TURN INTO THE BRUNSWICK RIVER WE HAD THE MARINA IN SIGHT WHEN WE WERE HAILED ON THE RADIO BY THE MARINA---WE HAVE A VISUAL ON YOU BLUE DOLPHIN---AND THEY PROCEEDED TO GIVE US OUR DOCKING ASSIGNMENT AND DIRECTIONS TO THE DOCK----COOL----USUALLY WE ARE ON THE RADIO HALING THE MARINA SEVERAL TIMES BEFORE WE GET A RESPONSE.WITH THE BINOCULARS I COULD SEE TWO WOMEN HOPPING ON BIKES AND RIDING DOWN TO WHERE OUR BOAT WAS TO DOCK .I ALSO NOTICED SOMETHING IN THE BIKE BASKET.IT WAS A CHIHUAHUA WITH A PINK DRESS.SO CUTE.ANYWAY I HAD ALL MY LINES AND FENDERS SETUP SO IT WAS AN EASY DOCKING.THE GIRLS AS WE NAMED THEM WERE SO VERY NICE AND HELPFUL.AT CHECK IN WE WERE INTRODUCED TO THE CHIHUAHUA "KILLER" SHE WAS THE SWEETEST LITTLE THING AND HER AND MR.DACH HAD A GREAT TIME.THEY GAVE US ALL WE WOULD NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE HISTORIC TOWN AND THE BEST WAS THE "HOMEMADE LOW-COUNTRY GA. COOKING " AT THE 4TH OF MAY RESTAURANT.YUM IT WAS THE BEST!!!!!THEY HAVE ANOTHER RESTAURANT ON ST. SIMONS ISLAND WHICH IS WHERE WE ARE GOING NEXT.THE OLD HISTORIC DOWNTOWN IS RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET.THE WHARF FULL OF FISHING BOATS AND SHRIMP BOATS ARRIVE DAILY WITH ALL THE FRESH SEAFOOD  YOU COULD IMAGINE.YOU JUST WALK RIGHT UP TO THE BOAT AND ASK FOR FRESH FISH OR SEAFOOD AND THEY ARE HAPPY TO SELL YOU WHATEVER YOU WANT.THERE IS A PAVILION PARK ACROSS FROM THE WHARF AND ON TUES.,THURS.,AND SAT. LOCAL GA.FARMERS SELL THEIR FRESH FRUITS,VEGETABLES,HONEY,JAMS,PRESERVES ETC.WE EXPLORED THE TOWN AND REALLY ENJOY THE KIND,GENTLE WAYS OF THE GA. PEOPLE.IT IS LIKE BEING IN A DIFFERENT WORLD.WE MET FRED AN OLD SALT FROM MAINE WHOM CAME ABOARD BLUE DOLPHIN WITH CHARTS AND MAPS AND GUNK HOLE LOCATIONS AND LOTS OF STORIES AND LOCAL KNOWLEDGE.WE TREATED HIM TO LUNCH AND SHARED MORE INFO.HE INSISTED ON GIVING US HIS KIDS #'S IN MAINE SO IF WE NEED ANYTHING THEY WOULD BE THERE TO HELP.HOW GREAT IS THAT!!!!!!NEXT WE WILL HEAD TO ST. SIMONS,ISLAND
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