Friday, July 13, 2012

Dock Fare

We took a brief sojourn back down Route 1 this week. This time it was to the Newagen Seaside Inn for a midweek break. We headed out Tuesday morning and stopped in Boothbay Harbor for lunch and a stop at a used book store. Later, after browsing  through a few shops, we headed off to locate the inn on Southport Island. Our room was on the first floor with a deck overlooking a wide expanse of lawn and pathways to the pool, gazebo and the water. We spent the afternoon at the pool, and later we returned to our room, grabbed some snacks and our bottle of Riesling and moved to the deck to watch the evening settle in. About 8:30 or so, we headed to the pub to sample their fare. Elenka had the crab cakes, and I settled for a caesar salad and a bowl of clam chowder (in joke- I added this for Marchin. He might want to post on his Facebook page today. hahaha). After a restful night sleep and fine complimentary breakfast, we took a stroll to the water's edge for some photographs and sat in the cool gazebo and read for awhile. After check out, it was back to Boothbay Harbor for dogs at the Wannawaf Hot Dog stand. We had heard about it and read quite a few reviews. Let's leave it at this-- it didn't disappoint. This brief, pre-birthday get-a-way was just what was needed, seeing as Elenka will be with her mom and dad in Florida for pretty much the rest of the month. So, heading to Maine this summer? Looking for a delightful, seaside inn with plenty to do? You might want look into the Newagen Seaside Inn on Southport Island and sample a taste of Maine.


Celebrity Alert- One time I was with with Mom and her sister Millie and we were having a lobster and clams on the deck at Robinson's Wharf, and Margaret Hamilton(wicked witch in the Wizard of Oz) strolled in. Mom said she had a summer place in Newagen. That was so cool!
http://www.newagenseasideinn.com/

19 comments:

  1. Once again you have produced another gorgeous photograph. You certainly have the eye for composition. Sounds like you have been enjoying the good life.

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  2. this all sounds delicious and that image is mighty tasty, too.

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  3. I've lived in Maine over 40 years and I still am awed by the beauty along the coast. The blue water, albeit ice water, rocky coast and green pines just make a wonderful combination. What I also love is how the trees are still green all winter long against a white backdrop......we're not called the Pine Tree State for nothing!
    Yes, Birdman, we had a wonderful time. While others were gobbling their fill of lobster, clams and crabs we were eating the best hot dogs we ever had. Wicked good. That's Mainiacs for ya. Ah'yuh.

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  4. Great post. Great picture. You're so lucky to live in Maine.

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  5. i really like that image. but you made me really hungry for seafood!

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  6. Nice red and yellow, very eye-catching!
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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  7. Sounds like a great relaxing pre-birthday.

    Wonder if the wicked witch took some dogs in her basket when she was there?

    Darryl and Ruth :)

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  8. That is a great story about Margaret Hamilton! Sounds like you both had a wonderful getaway too.

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  9. Well, you've succeeded in making bloggers all over world envious. What a fun little trip you had. Great photo, too. Love the colors.

    But who are you calling "porker"? And that's not a pig it's a heifer. Sheesh!

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  10. Nicely composed picture and primary colours. Very nice indeed Mr Van Gogh.

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  11. It sounds to me like you had a very nice little mini-vacation! And you got this gorgeous photo to top it all off!

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  12. Love the picture and the wonderful colors!

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  13. What a wonderful way to spend time together!

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  14. There is nothing to complain about with that kind of day!

    Today's Wall Street Journal reviews places in Maine to get lobster rolls. I wonder whether Mainiacs agree with the Journal.

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  15. I agree with Kate. It does look like a great place.

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  16. Gosh Birdman, this sounds like a perfect getaway mid week, your image is a wonderful interpretation of a lazy, summer mini break!

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