Artful Lodger Inn
Travel Blogs from Newport
... night to make sure everything was safe and sound and the following day, the volunteers working the show, along with the police, were asking show folks how best to help us. It was heaven.
The other best part of this town was that our friends Glen, Barbara, Gina and Andy all made the trip out to see the show and hang out with us. It was as though no time had passed when seeing them (well, with Gina & Andy...we'd ...
Good Monday morning
Up early and off the dock at 7:15am, a gorgeous sunny morning! flat calm seas, blue sky, no fog ...now this is cruising! Leaving Newport with no fog is beautiful strange when we came in Through the fog we saw nothing and there was lots to see. We have a long day of cruising today.
Ill upload a few pics from this morning.
We ended ...
... The Breakers was built in 1895 by Cornelious Vanderbuilt II. 138 thousand square foot summer mansion, stunning attention to detail. The preservation society of Newport county runs the tours there are several of the mansions open to the public.
We enjoyed a late lunch on the water then I shopped a bit and Bryan napped :-) a very nice hot but not too hot(76f) sunny day in Newport. We met a number of our neighbors on ...
... t imagine how anyone could survive, sailing in such a ship, much less getting into a much smaller boat with just harpoons and knives to kill those monstrous animals. Of course , people DID die, from anything from scurvy to drowning, to being overcome by the whale itself. Like the miners who mined the iron ore back in Minnesota, to these sailors, well, I just don't know how they did it. After touring the museum, we went back to ...
... over one door there were two cherubs; one with a rail track gear stick and another with a hammer to represent the building of the railways which the Vanderbilt empire was founded on, in the background there was also a carved steam train; subtle mock Italian Renaissance with a twist! The Guided Age, when the house was built was a period in United States history during the final three decades of the nineteenth century. The term was coined by writers such as Mark Twain (I ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking