2011 06 19- At last, we get to Castle Island and look for Umbriago el Dragon Print E-mail
Written by Andrew Stevenson   

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Today we finally managed to make it all the way out to Castle Island where Umbriago el Dragon lives

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As soon as Somers' feet hit sand she was immediately off exploring on her own

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These paths and accesses to the fort (which dates back to 1621 and is the oldest standing English fortification in the New World) were overgrown with bush

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It was definitely very spooky exploring some of the secret passages

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But our intrepid duo, Elsa and Somers didn't hesitate to poke around in their quest to find Umbriago

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There were a couple of possible sightings

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We explored the outer and inner keeps

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But wherever Umbriago was, he sure wasn't where we were looking
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It was probably because we were there in broad daylight that we never discovered Umbriago

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Eventually we returned home for some 'quiet' time, although that didn't last long with Somers, who was soon doing somersaults from the sofa

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It takes a lot for these two to be tuckered out, but after watching dad do an open ocean swim race this morning, cycling around Clearwater for ages in the morning, looking for Umbriago in the afternoon and then swimming for a couple of hours... this is the result

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