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Our plan is to drive as far as we could, on the fastest highways and find a nice cosy roadside inn with a fine dining restaurant that is FAOGCS certified but I'm not holding my breath on that one. The fastest speed limit is 65mph but I've quickly learnt that you need to do at least 75mph or get run over by the millions of semi's on the road. There are plenty of police cars on the highways, usually next to a car they've pulled over so I don't know ...
... held true on this visit, but there is so much more to the experience. First, the architecture here is beautiful. The shingle style homes are a particular favorite, and gothic revival churches are everywhere. New England just seems older - which makes no sense, as the land of the US is pretty much the same age to my knowledge - but long lines of jutting out of the ground where you ...
If any town in America can claim to be the summer playground of the country's super rich it’s Newport, the coastal Rhode Island city where America’s gilded age plutocrats built some of the nation’s grandest mansions to spend leisurely summers away from the city and the hoi polloi.
I visited Newport before on a long daytrip from with my Mom back in the summer of 1993 which I spent in Yonkers while studying for ...
... in the center of town and visit some of Newport’s sights.
One of the most interesting of those is Touro Synagogue, the oldest surviving
synagogue in North America and now a National Historic Site within the National
Park System. Newport also has a small art museum with a collection comprised
mostly of works by New England artists.
... State Park in Point Judith in a cool foggy sea mist, perfect sleeping weather. I was in Point Judith once before. Back in the late 1990s my brother owned a boat and invited me to join him for a trip from where it was moored in Norwalk, Connecticut eastward through Long Island sound to Nantucket, Martha’s Vineyard, and Block Island. We stopped to fuel up in Point Judith because fuel for his gas-guzzling boat was supposedly cheaper in Rhode Island than in ...
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