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... just about come to the end of our little New England tour and have travelled through 6 states...at the moment we are in Newport, Rhode Island...home to some pretty rich folk and some serious boats!
The weather has been great, blue skies and sunny days so we have been blessed. Back to Boston tomorrow for a week then On to New York...
... and then we were off to do the Cliff Walk, a five kilometre coastal walk along the front of the cliffside mansions. It was an impossibly beautiful day, with the breakers breaking due to the swell from ex-hurricane Joaquin, and super light winds.
We drove back to Bellevue Ave shops, and stumbled across the International Tennis Hall of Fame, a little slice of England in the heart of Newport. I took the tour of the Hall of Fame, while Louise sat by the lawn tennis courts. ...
... almost on my knees to get to our first floor room. We went for a short walk around town - it is very cold and still raining - so we retreated to the Oyster Bar for a drink and diner - excellent. Oh JFK and Jackie got married at the church across the road from our guesthouse. Sighting: A lot of pleasure craft and yachts - never seen so many since leaving NY. Mileage: 134 ...
... pink! On closer inspection, the frothy candy waves were full of a type of algae which the seagulls on land seemed to particularly like!
The view of the pink waves and beach became even better as they started the cliff walk overlooking the bay.
The ocean was gorgeous during their walk, sparkling like a disco ball in the sunlight making everyone they passed ...
We then visited the Fort Adams which overlooked the port. After sampling
some traditional Rhode Island lemonade, a cross between lemonade and
a slushie, we saw some several schooners (2 masted boats) and some
Cup America boats from the 1980s sailing on the bay. It is these
boats that caused us to return two days later.
our visit of Boston we headed back down to Newport for a two hour
cruise on ...