Courtyard by Marriott Bangor
Travel Blogs from Bangor
After a fairly uneventful 14 hour flight from Detroit to Shanghai (reading, watching, the Grand Budapest Hotel, napping), I arrived in Shanghai. 14 of us from Maine, Texas, North Carolina, and the Boston area rendezvoused with our good friend and interpreter, Chen Jian, to ...
... of interactive, thinking activities that will engage students and build comprehension. I usually have about 100 students with four 1.5 hour classes.
Probably my favorite part of the experience, however, is West Lake Park in early morning and late evening. Tai Chi. Singing. Dancing. Exercising. Beautiful Flowers. Pagodas. Umbrellas. It couldn't be more exotic or inviting.
So, goodbye to Facebook and Netflix and mowing lawns and July in Maine.
Best to all.
... At night we took the T (Boston's subway system) to Arlington and walked to find a spot along the Charles River where we could sit or lay and hear the Boston Pops, and watch the truly wonderful firework display there. Finding a place to sit was not easy, as thousands upon thousands of people come to celebrate, many (in the know) claiming their places by early morning or even the night before, but we found a little empty spot of dirt ...
... of the sea floor are exposed and covered back up in the same day. The Hopewell rocks section of the bay is especially known for its unusual flowerpot and archway rock formations so that is where we decided to start our exploration.
It would have been best to kayak around, but the outfits that rent out the kayaks don't start operations for another week so we had to settle for showing up at low tide to walk around ...
... Not many people will have heard of this place, its an old mining town that was made big by an American TV show based there called The Office, It is the American version of the British comedy The Office written by Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
I am a massive fan of the show and have been for years, Michael Scott who is played by Steve Carrel is a legend and one of the best characters I've seen. Anyway that is the explanation of the show over with anyone who is ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center