Fairfield Inn 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 ...
So, I'm off to Fuzhou for the 3rd year in a row. My bag only weighed 33 pounds, but that's good because inevitably I end up carrying the overweight goods from my traveling companions.
This year, again, we'll be teaching teachers of English. My level is middle school, and my content is American Lit. I take a regional approach that encompasses the NE (Wabanaki stories) to the Far West (Sandra Cisneros). But the main focus is not the content but the learning strategies that I ...
... with the throngs of people leaving, all crammed into packed buses and subways, continuing the singing (but not much dancing because there wasn't enough room in those enclosed vehicles), all the way home. What a night!
Other years we stayed in Maine for the 4th, watching disappointingly unartistic and short fireworks in Bangor, Bar Harbor, Newport, Bethel, and in other small cities and towns. In Rumford, touted that year ...
... Mary and I went inside to search for the gift shop. We found an almost bare room with four ladies trying to set up the gift shop. I bought a pin and a bottle of Vermont Maple Syrup and Mary bought a book. Because the cash register was not operating and there was no change, we traded money until we had everything paid for. At one point one of the ladies ran to another room to get change for a $20 bill and I commented: "Welcome to the ...
... over and over, making me have to pull into the hard shoulder in the fast lane as he was slamming on, unfortunately he did it again and we slammed straight into the back of him, causing us to stop dead and him to clip another car, the car was wrecked, airbags blowing off, filling the car with smoke, I managed to pull the car of the highway even with there been no front. When the dick from in front got out I asked him why he kept braking and he kept saying no, no, no. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility