Schooner Surprise & Rockport Harbor

On our second day in Camden, we booked a boat ride on the Schooner Surprise. I’m actually afraid of boats and didn’t bring my camera because I was sure we would capsize, hence the iPhone pictures below ūüôā¬†We boarded the¬†Schooner Surprise¬†in¬†less than ideal weather conditions¬†and began our sailing trip out of Camden’s harbor. The Captain, Will, and the owner of the boat, Nicole, told us stories about the area¬†and¬†showed off the beautiful houses along the coast. Surprise was first sailed in 1918 and is actually¬†listed on the National Register of Historic¬†Places, so we learned about that too! Continue reading


Henri Matisse & the Butch Bitch

IMG_2106On Saturday we woke up late and went to Florida beach. It was only two blocks away and MUCH less crowded. We swam, laid our on a raft and even saw a water spout (scary!). We packed peanut better &¬†jelly for the beach and then went home to make dinner at the apartment. It was a rainy evening but we¬†walked to the most adorable little cheese and wine shop,¬†Fromagerie du Carre D’or, right down the street. The owner was lovely and helped us with wine recommendations. We bought a bottle for Will’s parents &¬†planned to go back in the morning for more.¬†The rest of the night was spent playing Bananagrams and card games.

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