I decided to go around the Cape Cod area today, driving past Boston and went down to Cape Cod and I ended up in a small little town called Woods Hole.

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I drove in around 10am… just exploring aimlessly. I followed some signs that were pointing towards Martha’s Vineyard. I thought to myself… Hmmm… what if I went straight to Martha’s Vineyard?

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When I got to Woods Hole, it looked like a nice little New England coastal town.

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After just around 5 min of walking, I eventually found the pier where the Ferry to Martha’s Vineyard was. I walked into the ticketing area, there were around two open windows with around 5 people in line at each Windows. I decided to go to the Men’s room as I need to relieve myself. When I got out, apparently there were these two shuttles arrived and each line had around 50 people each reaching outside. haha.

People who know me know that I can’t stand long lines. In an instant I scrapped the idea to go to Martha’s Vineyard.

In retrospect, I think it was a good move on my part. It was the first day of a 3-day weekend. Most of the folks waiting for the ferry to leave each had a suitcase or other luggage. I am not one for crowds.

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This is the Ferry waiting to leave…

Next stop… lunch…

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Leaving Woods Hole and the Cape Cod area I grinned with delight as I noticed all these cars going the opposite direction. Well, I am sure not everyone was going to Martha’s Vineyard but it did represent the number of folks taking advantage of the long weekend.