Captain Haskell's Octagon House
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We were pretty pleased to be leaving Provincetown for a bigger city with hopefully some life. On the way down the coast we passed some mental halloween displays outside houses and took a detour to the Cape Cod crisp factory! Loads of free samples so I was happy. The city of Providence is pretty spread out and hard to navigate round. Our hotel, the Biltmore, was awesome - old style and grand but was right across ...
... through the gate more than once he would not graduate and if a girl did it she would not get married. Obviously these were really old (and sexist) superstitions but I wonder how many people avoid that gate anyways. We spent the evening in a McDonalds using their wifi and managed to only get a coffee. Yes that's right, we spent like 4 hours in a McDonalds but we didn’t eat anything. That’s some crazy willpower. We spent the evening at the Cranston ...
We arrived in Boston after 12 hours of flying and some more hours in transit.
Our friends, the Kruzels who we had met in Bonaire 3 months prior had opened their house to us to spend the night there. We rented a car at the airport and drove 1 hour to their home in Pelham NH. It was so amazing to see them and I don't know if it's harder to believe it's ONLY been 3 months since we saw them on ...
One can only imagine the parties that took place within its amazing rooms!
Upon our return we enjoyed a "nautical" lunch in a great local pub before wandering through the picturesque shops, streets and docks of Newport, which have a real holiday feel about them!
It was from New Bedford that Herman Melville sailed on the whaler "Acushnet" to gain the experience to write his classic novel “Moby Dick”. The museum is really fascinating, and we spend much more time there than we should have.
Afterwards we stroll through ...