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... and the masses need to be told.
We awoke feeling much better on Thursday and headed to the Cliff Walk. This is basically a sanctioned 3.5 mile sticky beak with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and huge mansions aligning the cliff face on the other.
Most of these mansions were constructed in the so called Gilded Age of 1880 to 1920. A period when Newport was at the height of its industrial wealth. As well as being a favourite summer locale for ...
... famed Wellfleet oysters. They were gorgeously briny and slid off the shells perfectly. Main course was forgettable so we went to another bar.
Had a couple of super strong local beers and a couple of cocktails and went back to the dive bar where we started in the afternoon. The place had been transformed into a music venue and a band was in full swing playing some amazing jazz.
We made ...
... walk through the entire ship, getting to see the quarters where the Captain and crew lived as well as below ship where all of the pilgrims lived along with the animals, food, furniture, etc. How the half that survived made it is a mystery to me. Why any others came over after the first boatload, is beyond comprehension.
From the ship we walked along the boardwalk to the Plymouth Rock (or what is left of it). It's small in size, but powerful in importance.
Amazing day! ...
... on the island...spent about three hours on the tour...when that was over we did some site-seeing on our own, had dinner and hopped on the early evening ferry in hopes of getting in a wee bit earlier so we'll have enough energy for yet another long day, LOL. Whew ...
... products of
whaling. The standard in candles was spermacelli, derived from a fluid
in the heads of sperm whales. These candles produced a very white light
and left no residue when burning. The term "candle power" is based on
the light produced by a spermacelli candle.
A National Park guide met us at the dock and led us 4 blocks to the New
Bedford Visitors Center and pointed out the historic buildings on the way, along with the tall ...