side view of the structure and front of moat
view from ocean side of Thom and John protected inside the fortress
hole dug closer to shoreline as a first line of defense against the tide
Elliot building a deep side chamber to the moat
Tide reaches first line of defense
boys attempt to bail water to protect first line of defense
women safe behind castle wall. safe but chilly - only 75 this day
water coming in farther now - but not into the moat yet!
Chris is taunted for being outside the castle's protective moat
water rises up into the moat. Ethan races to make repairs.
We didn't tell him it was a lost cause... but we did take a break for dinner!
Here's how it looked when we came back
not completely destroyed yet...
some sections are even dry still!
view from the ocean side of water washing over what's left of the wall.
It was fun while it lasted!!