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"Ladies and Gentlemen, Delta flight 2032 with nonstop service to Atlanta is now ready for pre-boarding at gate 8. At this time, we would like to invite passengers in need of assistance to step forward to the gate. Welcome on board."
Standing outside gate 8, waiting to board my MD-88 to Atlanta, it suddenly dawned on me what I was getting myself into. Yes, I have been thinking about the upcoming five weeks for a very long time indeed, but it's only just before you jump ...
... available everywhere, either by the mug or by the bowl. Lobster is big too. You can get Lobster Macaroni Cheese, there are two McDonalds that offer Lobster rolls during August and Dunkin Donuts even trialled a lobster flavoured cream in their doughnuts last year which was not continued as it was not popular - wonder why? Our first stop was at Hampton Beach, a huge white sand beach that was packed full of people despite the fact that there was a lot of wind (tail end of ...
Our flight to Boston was canceled due to the arrival of Hurricane Arthur, so we had to change plans now having us fly out of National. Our flight was packed, but we arrived in Boston, secured our minivan and were on the road to Maine by 10:45. After stopping at Dunkin Donuts for an authentic coffee and munchkins, the rain started as we drove thru Massachusetts and New Hampshire. We decided to stop ...
... on to the next one. Shopping nirvana!! We stayed at a place called Captain Briggs, which is a B&B - a very lovely spot. After a day of craziness
(read shopping), it was back to the B&B, and we rested!! Oh! our poor aching feet!!
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Starved for food and the latest soccer games we asked at the Information Centre just outside Freeport for a good pub with a TV. We ...
... And we did not have to light the Barbie and struggle with coals and starter!! Vacations can be exhausting!!The next day, we were up bright and early and headed into the big city - Boston. We took a train called the Downeaster; the trip lasted about two and a half hours. It was nice and relaxing not to have to drive, not having to face the traffic congestion in Boston, and not having to find a place to park. Once in the city, we went to ...
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