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... just about come to the end of our little New England tour and have travelled through 6 states...at the moment we are in Newport, Rhode Island...home to some pretty rich folk and some serious boats!
The weather has been great, blue skies and sunny days so we have been blessed. Back to Boston tomorrow for a week then On to New York...
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“You haven’t been to Newport unless you’ve been on the harbour” he said. We did and he did, ferrying us back just before sunset for the flag lowering ceremony at the club. Bruce lowered the club burgee, and then offered to let me fire the cannon. We donned hearing protection, and as the sun set, I fired the small, silver thunder-maker. Bruce dutifully lowered the Stars and Stripes, and we wandered back up to the clubhouse, pretty stoked with our ...
Day 48. Rhode Island When we picked up our car the man behind the counter asked where were going - to see the Autumn fall - why, there are trees outside - exactly, can we go home now. Hum. We went to Plymouth, saw the Mayflower and the Plymouth Rock. Then onto Newport and the Burbankrose Guest House. The guest house is a very old, like very old, the stairs are so steep, ...
... in the movies!
On arrival, the backpackers were very happy indeed. The motel was a cute horseshoe block of blue and white rooms and their ground floor room was of a very high standard. "Perfect" they said in unison.
After a good night's sleep, the following day would take them back to the Atlantic Ocean except this time they would be on it!
Their day trip ...
We then visited the Fort Adams which overlooked the port. After sampling
some traditional Rhode Island lemonade, a cross between lemonade and
a slushie, we saw some several schooners (2 masted boats) and some
Cup America boats from the 1980s sailing on the bay. It is these
boats that caused us to return two days later.
our visit of Boston we headed back down to Newport for a two hour
cruise on ...