Three weeks Pipe Dreams has been at the dock, and we’ve not taken a single boat ride. Sometimes life just gets in the way, so at 8 AM when the hubby said, “Get dressed and let’s go on a little cruise,” I didn’t hesitate.
In just a few minutes, I began spotting those sights that are both familiar and assure me I am home. First is Indian Island which I dream about owning. Would you believe that the current owner’s ancestors bought this enchanting spot for $600?
Just ahead of us is one of the numerous windjammers that work the area. This one appears to be returning with a boat load of people who’ve spent the last 5 days experiencing life on the sea. That is a trip for the adventurer who doesn’t demand luxury accommodations!
In just a few minutes, I spy Curtis Island with its now defunct lighthouse.
More importantly, it marks the entrance to Camden Harbor with its lovely views of Camden where our Maine adventures began.
Slowly we go through the harbor checking out the boats, spotting some familiar ones and noticing some from far away. Camden with its easy access to restaurants and shops is a popular stopover for visiting vessels.Out of Camden Harbor, we head home, done so many times Pipe Dreams knows her way! In the distance, I see Beech Hill marked by the stone cottage and the clump of trees sitting atop it. This is another of the landmarks I always look for on the return.
Rounding Indian Island, the whole of Rockport Harbor is ahead and is a view of which I never tire. This cruise may have been short but it gives me the comfortable feeling that comes with knowing I’m in the right place.
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