Even though it was freezing, we spent a great afternoon on the 'cliff walk.' It felt so good to be surrounded by nature. You don't get that breath taking nature feeling too often in Malden.
We went out to an amazing hotel called Castle Hill to look around and walked out to their lighthouse. The fierce wind took your breath away and felt pretty darn exhilarating.
We stayed at a fabulous bed and breakfast called the Hilltop Inn. It was everything you'd want in a bed and breakfast....cozy, quaint, great food, friendly but not invasive service....an amazing room, two fireplaces. We spent a lot of time just chilling and reading and sleeping and I even got to take a bath (when does that happen in real life?). It felt awesome.
Before leaving on our trip Nedra presented us with an awesome gift bag filled with all the necessities to have a "Caribbean" vacation in Newport RI. A plastic palm tree, self-tanning lotion, trashy romance novels, sunglasses, lays, shelled necklaces and little drink mixes attached to drink umbrellas. See picture above.
We also spent a lot of time eating really yummy food. Growing up my mom used to say that anything she didn't have to prepare tasted good to her. I totally see what she means now....but this food was way beyond that....it was really really enjoyable. What a luxury to spend two hours eating dinner while discussing life and watching the sunset with your spouse. Thanks Nedra and Mary Ann!