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... and floor to ceiling. It even got Andrew in the spirit of reading! They had books dating back to the 1600's but mostly from 1800-1900 era. They had sections for newer books as well but there was so much history in these stores. Was a dream. :-)
That's all for today,
Andrew and Mercedes
P.S. We were told today the correct way to pronounce Boston is Bahston or Bawston....whichever way makes it easier to pronounce. hehe
... and looked for a table, at a guess I'd say there would've been close to 200 tables but there was only a couple with a few spare seats. We sat down at one of them where there was a lady and her daughter occupying a few of the seats, and you wouldn't believe it... Aussies! We always manage to find each other abroad. After we'd grabbed some grub from the buffet's we assessed the current weather situation - pretty much a monsoon. So we fitted our $3 ponchos and headed for ...
... Connor went about his business of finding all things cool and making fiends with everyone whilst I just tried unsuccessfully to not bang my head on the deck beams. Damn these yankees were short. We then tried to visit the destroyer in the dockyard but is was closed for repairs.
Back the the square and dinner - when in Boston you have to try the seafood so to the Salty Dog we ventured. Seafood chowder, calamari for Connor, fish and chips ...
... their consolation for no AFL coverage, I think.
It probably wasn't the best idea to have a car in Boston, we should've used the trains like Chicago but being the first glitch by travel agent Ines, all is forgiven. You miss so much when you are driving through town dodging pedestrians and other cars. We parked by Boston Common, a large park in central Boston and wandered around town. Local clam chowder in a ...
... flowers. When I left the museum, I asked the receptionists about a shop where I could get souvenir goods from Harvard. She said they had a excellent souvenir shop in Harvard and she was definitely right. It proved that Harvard was not just a university but also a tourist attraction! After I wandered in the shop for a while, I picked out a bag with the Harvard emblem.
After the Harvard museum, I headed for another museum: Museum of Fine Arts Boston. ...