Great Cedar Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mashantucket
So it's currently the 6th august which means a few things firstly my fathers and sisters birthday being her 21st birthday which I miss. Which I am sorry for but she understands I hope. So - HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD and JJ x So what's happened in the past few weeks since I haven't updated this, well it turned august and that means a few weeks until this session ends and I go travelling and Lauren comes out to see me and spend the ...
... in the East as Starbuck's are in the Northwest.
It was raining pretty hard and the ceilings pretty low as we made our way to the Submarine Museum next to the base in Groton. There, we were able to wander through the exhibits and then take a tour of the USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine. Although the museum and tour were interesting, it was a small museum with actually very little ...
... age, or my wardrobe to incorporate more frilly lingerie in tacky watermelon color schemes. In case family members are reading this, for all intents and purposes I'm hoping for the former. But yeah man, this is crunch time and instead of walking through my day grabbing my ****** to the "8 Mile" theme song I'm moseying along to a less motivational "Hakuna Matata". Usually I like to bring these things full circle with an uplifting epiphany. Well.... ...
... up the Hudson, I couldn't make out the Manhattan Skyline, which I knew to be only 5 miles distant.
We picked up the Statue of Liberty when we were about 3 miles away, and headed over to circle her. I could see several sightseeing boats circling her, and I realized that despite all their efforts, we still had a much better view than they ever would.
Through the haze, we then proceeded up the Hudson, taking in Ground Zero and the ...
... amazing dinner view. Mystics centre was quaint with idyllic old buildings, a picturesque draw bridge, interesting little shops, good food and a surprising amount of places to get a drink. This all in all provided a great little rural escape to break up the copious amount of cities we had coming, so the next few days we hired bikes to explore, sampled more of the amazing seafood and enjoyed the local beer before we headed to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility