Chart House Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... a nautical motif or designed in an old-timey nature and painted in wild colors which certainly help to attract the tourists that they cater to. Streets are brick - think grey and unevenly placed, not red and meticulously groomed - which I found to be awesome. Being placed along the ocean doesn't hurt either, it certainly makes for a dramatic backdrop when taking a stroll along the boardwalk. Speaking ...
... intro lasted until we got to Newport, Rhode island where we stopped for a rest. I got a coffee, walked around the main street and then popped over to Yale to look around. There was only time to take a pictures or two and we had to get back on the coach. Up to the next stop we finished the intro and began speed dating, getting to know everyone. Lots of people and interesting stories, it was fun. Soon we arrived in Providence. ...
... and owned by workers in rail way, coal and industry. One way in which the house was made impressive was that all the lighting was powered by electricity. It was one of the first homes to have full electricity circuits but Vanderbilt could see it coming on the rise (a bit like the IKEA flat pack he saw coming). Electricity was still very new and expensive but despite this is was very unreliable and unpredictable so mr Vanderbilt ALSO installed gas lighting so that should ...
... got to watch the one on one races. Of course, our favorites were the 2 USA teams.
The races took place in Narragansett Bay and we had a prime viewing spot. Unfortunately, the wind was kind of light and the boats didn't get as much speed as they wanted and they had to work extra hard to catch what little wind was available. This was definitely a once in ...
... and maybe crowd control in the
busier ones). At RISD, though, a large part of the painting collection is in
the Grand Gallery, a large room in which paintings are hung in multiple levels
and cover almost the entire wall space. That’s actually the way art used to be
presented and was hung in royal collections where the goal was to create an
overwhelming impression rather than focus on individual paintings.