MOTORCOACH TRIP-

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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

IT HAS BEEN A LONGTIME SINCE OUR LAST BLOG  SO THERE IS ALOT TO SHARE.WE LEFT GEORGETOWN,MD. AUGUST 7 LEAVING "BLUE DOLPHIN"TIED SECURELY TO THE SLIP.IT WAS A VERY EMOTIONAL MOMENT LEAVING OUR BOAT"HOME" AND STARTING ON ANOTHER ADVENTURE ON THE MOTORCOACH.WE HAD A 30FT COACH WITH ALL THE AMMENITIES AND WELL STOCKED WITH PROVISIONS SO OFF WE GO AND OUR FIRST STOP WOULD BE IN THE POCONO MOUNTAINS.WE STOP AT THE DELAWARE WATER GAP----ITS WHERE THE DELAWARE RIVER CUTS THROUGH THE POCONO MOUNTAINS WITH THE RIVER ON ONE SIDE AND HUGE ROCK CLIFFS ON THE OTHER ---ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL.WE HAVE CHOSEN TO DRIVE THE SCENIC ROUTE EVEN THOUGH IT IS LONGER WE WANT TO SEE ALL NATURES WONDERS.WE STAYED ONE NIGHT IN THE POCONO MOUNTAINS THEN PROCEDED TOWARDS NEW YORK AND THERE WAS A PULLOVER SCENIC MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT --YOU COULD TAKE PICTURES OR JUST ENJOY THE VIEW.WE SAW MANY DEER IN THE FIELDS AND LOTS OF GROUND HOGS ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD GETTING THEIR FILL OF GREENS.WHEN WE WERE IN NEW YORK THE ALTITUDE WAS 1275 FT.SPECTACULAR VIEWS.WE THEN DROVE THROUGH HISTORICAL ESSEX,CT AND NEW LONDON,CT.YOU COULD SEE LONG ISLAND SOUND ENTRANCE AND THE MANY ROCKS YOU WOULD HAVE TO AVOID IF BRINGING IN THE BOAT.FORT TRUMBULL SITS AT THE TOP OF THE ENTRANCE WHICH IS QUITE SOMETHING TO SEE.THE FERRIES THAT TAKE YOU TO FISCHERS ISLAND AND BLOCK ISLAND OR AT THE NEW LONDON DOCKS.THE PLACE WE REALLY WANTED TO SEE AND EXPLORE WAS MYSTIC SEAPORT.WHAT A TREAT.YOU PAY AN ENTRANCE FEE AND YOU HAVE THE WHOLE WATERFRONT SEAPORT TO EXPLORE.CARRIAGE RIDES TO TAKE YOU THROUGH,WHALING BOATS,SCHOONERS,WATERMANS MUSEUM,CRAFT SHOPS---SAIL MAKING,WOOD CARVING,BOAT BUILDING --ALL THE HISTORY.IF YOU ARE A MEMBER OF THE MUSEUM YOU ARE ABLE TO DOCK YOUR BOAT AND AFTER THE SEAPORT CLOSES YOU HAVE THE WHOLE WATERFRONT TO YOURSELF.THE DACHSHUNDS ENJOYED THEIR PETSTROLLER RIDE FOR THE DAY AND GOT LOTS OF ATTENTION FROM THE TOURISTS.AFTER WHAT WE HAVE SEEN AS FAR WEATHER,TIDES AND WINDS WE ARE GLAD WE CHOSE TO DO THE MOTORCOACH INSTEAD OF THE BOAT WE WERE ABLE TO SEE ALOT MORE AND MORE CONVENIENT WITH THE DOXIES.WE DID MISS ALOT OF THE SUGGESTED ANCHORAGES BUT WITH THE ROCKY SHORELINES IT WOULD HAVE BEEN HARD WITH THE DINK AND DOGS.WE MISS"BLUE DOLPHIN" BUT REALLY NEEDED THE BREAK AND HAVING A GREAT TIME.OUR NEXT STOPS WILL BE NEWPORT,R.I. AND THEN INTO MAINE.
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