After spending Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday in the lower Cape, we decided to explore the upper Cape the latter half of our week. We started in Wellfleet, which promised us a bookshop to browse in and beaches to stroll on.
It's surprisingly difficult to get to the shore from here in Boston, particularly since we don't own a car. So it was a treat to walk on some actual sand again (something I used to do almost weekly back in Michigan).
I basically wanted to relocate to every cottage we passed on the Cape, particularly the weather beaten ones.
Walking along the boardwalk at the marina, we were tickled to see this boat (named in reference to the X-Files perhaps?). And along the main street in town we saw this plaque, which made us wonder whether John and Rodney had decided to relocate from Nantucket.
Along the main drag, we also saw this beautiful church doorway.
On our way back from Wellfleet, we stopped at Kemp Pottery, and found this inexplicable series of tiles:
One of the potters was at work in the studio working on a series of amphoras to be given as awards for a local sports hall of fame. Here, you can see runners and bikers on the unfinished pieces (yes, the figures have tiny dicks):
We ended up splurging a little on two plates -- not the official wedding plates Kemp Pottery makes, but which we think of as our wedding plates all the same.
Up next ... another afternoon of beach walking in Chatham ...