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Boston is the capital and largest city of the state of Massachusetts. A new place to visit for all of us. Most importantly Boston is the home of the Red Sox, Cheers Bar and Harvard. But as well as that, Boston is also one of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded in 1630 by colonists from England and was the scene ...
... Due to threat of high winds (Hurricane Arthur) the fireworks display was moved towards the mouth of the Charles River away from the city and our view was obscured by trees. It was still an impressive display that continued for almost half an hour. We actually started making our way back to the hotel before they finished and it was just as well as when we got up to the room rain was lashing our window. Hopefully it rains itself out tonight as I haven't scheduled any rain ...
... or intercom/ digital persons. Audience participation was essential! Be it boos and cheers or lines being gone to some and each a name card or our person as we went about recreating the throwing overboard of tea' the definition of learning by doing! The tour then featured films spoken in the first person by various individuals. The tour ended with the audience being asked to sing the old American national anthem. No one did but I noticed all the men took off their base ball ...
... beer! We managed to get a free shuttle from the hotel, which saved us a substantial amount of money in a taxi, and wandered around the centre of Boston taking photos, while looking for a nice pub. We found a small place in the heart of the old town, called the 'Union Oyster House', one of the oldest pubs in Boston, and planned to 'stay for one'. Four pints later, we headed back to the hotel for the first proper sleep in a ...
... curries which definitely warmed the belly. Later that night we went to a flash little bar called Citi Bar where we made up for lost (drinking) time. Our waitress was like any other Bostonian, extremely well mannered, so-much-so that we were able to make a drinking game out of it! Every time she said "you're welcome" it was a drink.... we had a fair bit to drink that night. ...
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