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Cape May: a National Historic Landmark

Enjoying a lovely layover in a charming and historic town.

Days 10 – 11, October 24 – 26

With the longest segment of the Jersey Shore (Atlantic Highlands to Atlantic City) behind us, we just had the short 38-mile segment from Atlantic City to Cape May ahead of us.  Complete this, and we would be done with the most exposed part of our trip south.  We had been watching the weather closely, and we though we had this one in the bag.  Continue reading Cape May: a National Historic Landmark

Conquering the Jersey Shore

Making tracks south at last

Days 8-9, October 22-23

It was with great relief that we pulled into Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey on the eighth day of our trip.  We had only traveled on four of those eight days thanks to brutal westerlies pounding Long Island Sound, making travel rediculously unpleasant.  The run from Port Jefferson on Long Island, through the East River and along Manhattan’s east side, was cathartic for us.  We finally felt like we were on our way. Continue reading Conquering the Jersey Shore