On our last day in Cape Cod, high tide at Skaket Beach was very late. I’ve mentioned before that at low tide you can literally walk a mile straight out. So apparently some folks decided that it was the perfect day for a big sand castle project.
Around 10:30 AM, we see about ten people with serious shovels digging a big moat and making a big pile of sand. Interesting.
By noon it was just starting to take shape. Note how far out the tide is.
12:30, two clear peaks:
By 1:00 people were getting interested:
This guy clearly came prepared for sand art:
As the afternoon progresses (1:30 PM) random people start pitching in and helping:
Here it is at 3:20 PM. You can see the tide approaching. Time is running out:
It wasn’t just the castle, there was interesting sculpture all over the place:
The artist kept building until the end. Around 4 PM:
But the tide always wins these battles. By 5 PM, it looked like this:
Such a brief lifespan, but the entire beach got to enjoy it. It made for a fun last day of vacation.