great island, wellfleet, massachusetts.

On a coworker’s recommendation I visited Great Island in Wellfleet all the way back in April. I’ve gone back since and it’s just as magical (and empty!) if you catch the right day in summer.

Great Island isn’t actually an island anymore – since the 19th century it’s been connected by a growing sandbar. You can read a quick history lesson here.

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TO VISIT

Here is the guide from the National Park Service: http://www.nps.gov/caco/planyourvisit/upload/FinalGGGreatIsl.pdf

They have a small parking lot that my GPS can’t quite figure out. If you want to visit and your GPS says you’ve arrived, keep going about another half a mile until you see the lot on your left. You’ll go over a small bridge with a great view just before you get there.

sea ice, wellfleet, massachusetts.

well HELLO little blog world. cape cod’s been in the news this week for this ‘once in a generation’ event – icebergs!

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so I went iceberg-hunting after work. (click any of the images to expand.)

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it took me a few attempts to find them – i started at marconi beach, then i realized the atlantic side definitely wouldn’t have any.

i still love these pictures though – cape cod national seashore makes you feel like the whole world is stretched in front of you when you’re on the cliff.

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i also saw brewster in the news for the icebergs, but by the time i reached breakwater beach it was all melted (SPRING PLEASE NOW).

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and to hint at what cape cod winter looked like last month – my little corner of the world:

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