It appears that today will be yet another perfect summer day and on such a day, what can be better than time spent on the water at the shore?
So here we are, at the harbor in Plymouth, Massachusetts, waiting for the ferry to leave the harbor so we can begin our trip to the beaches and dunes of P-town (Provincetown) at the very tip of Cape Cod.
We pass replicas of a Mississippi River paddle-wheeler, the Bounty (as in The Mutiny on the Bounty, although it was also a stand-in for the Edinburgh Trader in one of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies), and the Mayflower. If I squint a little in the shimmering morning light I can almost pretend that I’ve been transported into another century, although I’m not exactly sure which century that would be!
Woods End and Long Point lights come into view.
Pilgrim Monument that towers over this spit of land like a leftover smokestack from a massive, now long gone, industrial facility.)
There are cormorants on hand to welcome us as move into the harbor and up to the dock.
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