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Travel Blogs from Newfane
... of its facilities, sharing sofa space with an over-friendly boxer dog! Back into the car and down Interstate 91 - a very pleasant drive for possibly our last "leaf peeping". The colours in this part of New Hampshire and Vermont are much more vivid, the leaves still not quite into falling yet.
And finally into tonight's stop-off at Brattleboro (a pronunciation challenge for the SatNav). Our motel looked fine and dandy, but behind its wood-clad facia ...
We were up early because there was still one thing we wanted to see before we moved on. They call it the "tidal bore" and it occurs during the incoming tide on the rivers flowing into the Bay of Fundy. As I mentioned earlier the Bay of Fundy rises about 1 foot every 10 minutes, during the incoming tide, so there is a tremendous amount of water flowing into the bay. The rivers are still flowing ...
... when it was originally in use.
We had to go through security but we were allowed on and there was no charge. One lady asked how to get to the ship after she had left the visitors centre. She was told to turn left, left and "it is the big one in the water"
Drove to Cambridge to see some of the buildings of Harvard university. It was raining slightly (photos were taken from car as we drove around).
Found route 2A and headed west out of Boston. It ...
... through the Rhododendrons but...when we came to the trail to the summit of Little Monadnock Mountain, of course we took it!! Even though today was suppose to be a recovery day from our big hike yesterday & a long day trip across Vermont & the sw corner of Massachusetts & hike on the Appalachian Trail! Oh Well....it was a great hike & a gorgeous view of the New Hampshire mountains!!
We are going to really enjoy exploring New Hampshire!
... in class at a competition in California. They also have a very large selection of cheeses from the area and serve several with the wine tasting.
The drive over and back was nice, but we have realized that in this part of the US, a 20 mile drive takes 45 minutes to an hour due to the terrain and the numerous small villages you have to go through, but that adds to the drive.
Tomorrow we head north for St. Johnsbury, VT. ...
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