Rogers and Brown House Bed and Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Ipswich
... here in the states.
Stowe, where we stayed in Vermont, is close to Mount Mansfield which is Vermont's highest mountain (1,339 m) and therefore a popular skiing destination. So very much a resort town but very beautiful, especially with autumn in the air. We were delighted when it started snowing just after we had checked in to our room... actually, we couldn't believe our eyes! It didn't last and we haven't seen snow since.
... until 10:30am), the pace of walking of the slowest person in the group (guaranteed to be someone who was probably alive during the War of Independence), and the tour ends well before the actual end of the Freedom Trail, at Fanueil Hall (which just reminded me of another thing learned, more later). Another option would be to purchase a Freedom Trail guide book, which allows you to stop and explore further at each of the sites. Plus you can start at whatever time you want, walk at ...
... the trolley to Trinity church stop and got off to visit the church and see the stained glass windows. Then we went over to Newbury Street and B picked out a new top in H and M. Then we walked to The Cheesecake Factory for lunch. U had salmon salad and chocolate mousse cheesecake and B had chicken salad and red velvet cheesecake. Afterwards we went to Barnes and Noble to get the Pioneer Woman cookbook B wanted before catching the trolley to stop 15 at the state house. After a rest ...
... endive and tomato
Libby - Grilled Calamari tossed with olive oil, hot peppers, parmesan and garlic and
served with pomodoro sauce,
Barry - Maine Lobster
Libby - Pan Fried Lemon sole
Trimback Pinot Gris Reserve
Californian Pinot Noir
Back to the hotel and watched on TV some of the baseball game being played at Fenway ...
... and Lindsay and I were in the States. We then went to the beach and burned our feet on hot sand and froze them running into the Northern Atlantic.
Pam's mum treated us to some fried clams at a local restaurant which were so good. She is in her 90's and lived by herself in a retired peoples community. She is such a wonderful sweet sweet lady and we just loved visiting with her.