Copley Square Hotel
Travel Blogs from Boston
Second day on the road today. Headed off from New London and needed to get some breakfast, so stopped at a local Applebees. We walked in and the place had been taken over by a a community group who were having a fundraiser for their 'Steps across America' program for young women. I'm pretty sure that we were the only ones there who weren't family …
Arrived after 36 hours of travelling, a little tired but good!!! Flights were good! First day in Boston tomorrow!!! ----------------------------------- Am checked in and at the gate about to board! Have done really well suit case is only half full!!! Lots of shopping to come! Talk to you all on the other side of the world! I'm leaving on a jet plane!! Xx
Here I am at the Copley Square Hotel.
... we finally discovered the modern side of Montreal. From here we ventured towards the 'mountain', aka Mount Royal Park, upon which Montreal surrounds. It was our aim to reach the cross that stands upon the summit. Interestingly no building within the city is allowed to surpass the height of the cross, which was originally placed in 1641, standing at 31 metres. Unfortunately due to our horrific levels of fitness, the heat and our continued inability to acclimatise, ...
... was that Britain was taxing all the tea coming into the colony, and the colonialists didnt like it as they had no representation in the British parliament.
The Boston Tea Party (initially referred to by John Adams as "the Destruction of the Tea in Boston"