Greater Boston YMCA
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and a gym. Nice people, good train connection, good start point to explore Boston
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... ball this time. I *did* have stuff planned. I *did* have reservations. But 48 hours before I was due to set foot on the plane, it all got thrown out the
window. So what I now have are a bunch of flights and a car reservation. And not much else. What I’m saying is, I’m about to have a baptism of fire and see if I can in fact wing an entire holiday. I land in Boston tonight (3rd of August) and ...
On Saturday, we arrived in Boston or Beantown as it has been nicknamed for hundreds of years since the Puritans cooked beans for meals on Sunday.
We took the excursion by Duck Tours to see the sights of Boston. The tour is conducted on an amphibious vehicle that were originally commissioned by the US Army back in the 1940's. Only one of the 'ducks' is an original vehicle from that era - the rest are newer copies. Our driver/tour guide for the 2 ...
... of that information, but when they dug him up they could not get the rings off of his swollen fingers so they cut his entire hand off. They never did recover the hand. Had they told stories like that in the history books, I may have paid better attention.
As good as the tour was, the Quincy Market was our favorite. Cam, Meg and I decided that we could do an "Eat Your Way Across America" tour and be happy. We would love to travel from place to place and ...
... honestly believe that the US payphones are played in a cave somewhere on the other side of the world and then relayed back. We may have only been 2km away but it was next to impossible to try and understand each other. Luckily Nichole decoded that we had arrived in Boston, and soon picked us up. We met Nichole's dog named Murphy who was a gentle giant and soon warmed to us. After some much needed caffeine we went on our first exploration of town.
Nichole took us ...
... had already planned ahead, and purchased a $3 iPhone app, which not only gave us the history of all the sites on the Trail, but also directed us to, and gave great information about other 'unofficial' stops along the way. We could choose to read ourselves, listen to audio, or even watch a video on the sites. It includes maps, images and information on opening hours and costs for the sites that we might want to explore further. Plus walking around with the iPhone out is much ...