United States Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all United States activity »
  1. 1 손오공 게임 ※연결 :【 ' m k 2 8 9.com ' 】
  2. 2 Looking for advice on my hitchhike trip plan
  3. 3 신천지게임예시 ▣☎접 속 : SCC883.컴 ☏
  4. 4 오션무료게임 ⊙☏홈 피 -SCC883.컴 ⊙
  5. 5 Boston hotel in May - Suburb and using the T-line
  6. 6 UC Santa Barbara hotels
  7. 7 Las vegas hotel off the beaten path
  8. 8 US whole month of January where to
  9. 9 Miami airport--safety??
  10. 10 Road Trip-San Francisco and Los Angeles
  11. 11 Rocky Mountain road trip
  12. 12 Central Coast CA kayaking?
  13. 13 Things to do in Toronto
  14. 14 Antelope Canyon visit in August - best time
  15. 15 Mesa Verde National Park Colorado
  16. 16 Hawaiian Honeymoon - Hotel Advice
  17. 17 Trip Report NEW ORLEANS AND CAJUN COUNTRY...A WEEK-LONG FOOD QUEST
  18. 18 Miami Beach and Baseball Trip - Hampton Inn or Sheraton Four Points
  19. 19 Road trip LA to Phoenix via Grand Canyon
  20. 20 Dinosaur National Monument
  21. 21 NYC THEATRE DISTRICT...new restaurant
  22. 22 Need advise(s) for travel from DFW to Destin FL
  23. 23 Restaurant near Whitney Museum
  24. 24 Westhester/Bronx/Yonkers area event planning
  25. 25 Destin, Fort Walton Beach, Pensacola Beach
View next 25 » Back to the top

Trip Report Jubilada's weekend escape to outer Cape Cod

Jump to last reply

Needing to see the sea and to check out the rental we found online for our upcomming September two weeks in Truro, we set out for a brief , much needed weekend jaunt, about a 4 hour trip for us. We were spurred on by finding a real deal at TopMast, a motel ( we got an efficiency room) right on the beach in north Truro for $158 for two nights on this their opening weekend of the season. The room is very basic with a very comfortable bed, sliders opening directly onto the beach with views of Provincetown Harbor and use of the very nice indoor pool and fitness center ( which is open to the public year round for a fee).

We arrived friday afternoon to a glorious day, ate a lobster roll and walked the beach. It was glorious. We also read aloud to each other from Mark Kurlansky's "Cod", which is a fascinating history of cod and its place in several cultures, the Basque and the Pilgrims in particular. It was a great setting for this book, as , of course, Cape Cod figures prominently in it.

We went out to dinner in Provincertown at Napi's, a favorite from many years ago which has had a recent resurgence. We had great meals, mine Santa Fe style shrimp and my partner scallops provencale. We had planned on boulliabaise, but were taken with these dishes and were pleased with our choices. After dinner we went for a swim and hot tub, more reading, peering at the ocean and early to bed.

Saturday we indulged our new favorite cape breakfast: cafe au lait andcroissants and brioche form the excellent PB Boulangerie , taken out and eaten on White Crest, an ocean beach in Wellfleet. We ate , watched young men parasailing and generally adored the ocean. Sated, we went to check out the house in Truro. For those of you who know this area, it overlooks Mill Pond, a tidal Pond one block from Pamet Harbour, my absolutely most favorite spot on the cape and . The house seems gorgeous from what we could see peering in the windows, so we are pleased with our choice and the location is perfect for us. We hung around watching boats and birds before heading back to our beach to while away the day walking, reading, walking reading.

Mid afternoon we looked out over the bay and could see a pod of five or six whales swimming and blowing. WOW!

We met friend for an early dinner at the new hotspot in Provincetown, Ten Tables, sister to a restaurant in Cambridge. It is a farm to table place, quite beautiful. A couple of the dishes were wonderful, particularly a spring onion soup of vidalias and ramps and the chef's signature dish of shrimp and grits with chorizo and a poached egg, but generally we were way underwhelmed. Some of the food was cold, they were condescending about our saying so, and my ricotta cavatelli with spring veggies was tiny and and jamon serrano was very small and not that great, though it was wonderful to have fresh english peas. I will not return.

After dinner we went to Herring Cove to watch the sunset, which was spectacular, and there were more whales, the blowing against the orange, pink and purple sky! What a huge treat to see. Another early night, breakfast ( at which we had vouchers from our hotel) and after another swim we began heading home . we felt like we had been gone a long time ( in a good way), and it was much Springier at home when we came back than 48 hours before when we left.

25 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement