Fairfield Inn Portland/ Maine Mall
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"Ladies and Gentlemen, Delta flight 2032 with nonstop service to Atlanta is now ready for pre-boarding at gate 8. At this time, we would like to invite passengers in need of assistance to step forward to the gate. Welcome on board."
Standing outside gate 8, waiting to board my MD-88 to Atlanta, it suddenly dawned on me what I was getting myself into. Yes, I have been thinking about the upcoming five weeks for a very long time indeed, but it's only just before you jump ...
... main industries back then were lumber, farming and fishing (including whaling). Unlike Boston, most of the houses are made of wood. Today the fishing remains while tourism has taken over from farming and lumber, there are whale watching tours rather than whale hunting. All the way up the coast there are areas of salt water marsh which is where the shellfish and lobster spawn. These marshes are protected as without them the clam and lobster industry would not survive. Clam ...
... deal of traffic through the picturesque Maine town. We arrived at our hotel and were able to check in early. Katie and Robert had left welcome bags for all their guests which were coolers full of treats and goodies, including umbrellas! We went to Barbara and Joel's home (which is a beautiful victorian home a few houses from the water!) and met up with Oliver and Heidi, Susan, and cousin Kevin ...
And on we go. This day we upped and got outta Saco and headed for Freeport, one of the shopping meccas in Maine. To do what else, but SHOP!!, and oh! boy! did we shop, well, me anyway. When I shop for myself and have some coin to spend, I love shopping for clothes. I bought about 13 shirts, a rain jacket, 3 pairs of shoes, a couple of pairs of long pants, and lots of other "stuff". Deborah did not buy as much, said she did not need anything but ...
... the quintessential eating place, packed to the hilt with people, and lots of vendors to get anything to eat, except poutine, of course. We both had bacon-wrapped scallops, very greasy, but tasty. After lunch, we took a trip around Boston and Cambridge on the Beantown Trolley tour bus. It was very interesting and historically informative, and the driver was very funny. On the way back from Boston our train speed was reduced to 40 miles ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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