After almost 9 years of living in Rhode Island, I finally made it to Block Island. We took an early ferry over on Sunday with our bikes. The ferry tickets were a surprise gift for surviving the GRE exam on Saturday – I have an amazing husband!
The Taste of Block Island promotion was on, and we benefited with 2-for-1 lobster rolls at the Poor People’s Pub and a giant sundae at Aldo’s Bakery.
The lobster rolls were great- we shared one warm with butter, one cold with mayo. The spicy fried oysters, which were enormous, were also a must-have. Ice cream is a great way to recover from biking all the hills. I chose rum raisin and maple walnut topped with the usual, plus raisinettes.
Between the Dramamine (which I probably didn’t need) and the bike riding, I was exhausted and asleep embarrassingly early. But I was dreaming about the beautiful shores and beach-rose scented sea air…