Posts from the ‘Cape Cod’ category

Anniversary sunset

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

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Cape Cod sites

Monday, May 16th, 2016

We visited the Hyannis Inner Harbor, the Marconi Wireless Station (where Marconi sent the first trans-Atlantic radio transmission), and Nauset Lighthouse.

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Sea Crest sunset

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

The sunset over Old Silver Beach in Falmouth, MA

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Heritage Museums and Gardens

Sunday, May 15th, 2016

Heritage Museums and Gardens in Sandwich, MA on Cape Code

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Martha’s Vineyard

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

We took a family day trip to Martha’s Vineyard (yes, yes we were just there 2 weeks ago) to celebrate our parents’ anniversary, and the weather simply could not have been better!

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Sea Crest morning

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Waking up on the beach is really not so bad …

We got up on our last morning, grabbed some breakfast to bring out on to the patio overlooking the ocean and read our books over pastries, oatmeal and coffee.

All too soon, it was time to pack up and go, but not before one last incredible meal of fried seafood at the Sandwich Marina.

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Photos from our visit to the Sea Crest in May 2013 and September 2013

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Old Silver Sunset

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

After a long day of wandering around Martha’s Vineyard, we came back to the hotel and headed straight to the pool! The timing was perfect because by the time we showered off and changed, it was just the right time to pull up a chair on the sand and settle in for the best show on earth: the sun setting on the ocean. Falmouth, MA is one of the rare places on the east coast where the beach faces west, and as we learned in September 2013, the sunsets over Old Silver Beach really are miraculous.

 

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Martha’s Vineyard

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

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St. Barnabas

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

When we stayed at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel in May 2013, we ‘discovered’ a lovely church right near lots of cute shops and restaurants in Falmouth. Before dinner, we stopped by to visit this little gem again. We discovered that they recently added a labyrinth … yet another copy of the famous labyrinth at Chartres Cathedral, so of course I had to walk the labyrinth. It’s a bit smaller in scale than the one I walked just one week ago on the Greenway, but it was lovely and pleasant. We visited the church’s gorgeous little garden as the sun continued to set, then we settled in for a delicious dinner!

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Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

We arrived at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel on a pleasant cloudy day. We missed out on a perfect sunset because of the clouds, but that’s exactly why we planned to stay more than one day!

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Martha’s Vineyard

Sunday, September 29th, 2013

We took a nice long ferry ride from Hyannis to Martha’s Vineyard, and spent a few hours wandering around the island on an absolutely gorgeous day.

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Old Silver Sunset

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

One of the best parts about staying at a beach hotel in Falmouth, MA is that the beach faces due west. We watched (and photographed) an incredible sunset from our balcony, and watched the sun sink below the horizon right before our eyes. It was like watching a miracle (cheesy, but honestly true).

The following photos were taken between 6:28pm and 6:34pm, and I lined them up in photoshop because I’m a nerd. Enjoy!

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Sea Crest Beach Hotel

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

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Sandwich Marina

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

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Sandwich Glass Museum

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

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Old Silver Beach

Saturday, May 18th, 2013

After a long Spring semester and very long weeks leading up to Commencement, we took a much-needed getaway weekend on Cape Cod. Brian found a place in Falmouth (Sea Crest Beach Hotel at Old Silver Beach) which gave us exactly what we wanted: easy access to a quiet beach where we could sit and read and listen to the ocean. It was incredibly relaxing and refreshing!

Some of the photos below are from two churches that we saw while we were wandering around before an incredible dinner at the Glass Onion in Falmouth. We could hear the organist practicing as we got closer to St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, so we wandered around and discovered a beautiful little secret garden next to a chapel behind the church. There was no one else around and it was almost as if it appeared out of nowhere!

After a nice long Sunday morning reading on the beach with my coffee, we took a drive further down the Cape towards Chatham, passing through a memorable stretch of Rt 28 in Yarmouth where I’ve stayed a few times. Of all the little towns with cute little shops and galleries, Chatham is one of my favorites. We hit a few little gems – Yankee Ingenuity, Chatham Art Gallery – gazed longingly at the Impudent Oyster where we had an incredible meal last year, and then turned around and headed back to Boston.

Photos from our visit to Chatham in May 2012

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