Hampton Inn Bedford - Burlington
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... as it began in Boston, where every step tells a story." We did this until we reached the Feneuil Hall area where we were distracted by Abercrombie & Fitch. We had to wait 15 minutes for them to open, and were the first customers through the door. Couple of hours later, we emerged with plenty more kilos of luggage to carry around America. It was now a beautiful hot day, and the U.S. Army were setting up to ...
... retirement contributions, bonuses, stipend for accommodations, etc).
Drum roooooollll....... We took the positions at the GEMS American Academy in Abu Dhabi!!! We have been blessed to find a school who is willing to bring us in, and get us trained in the IB DP Program (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program). Ben was hired to take over the IB Physics for high school. I will be teaching the IB Chemistry for the high school.
... The school didn't actually start in 1638 either, but two years beforehand in 1636. And finally the man depicted isn't actually John Harvard! Harvard's personal collection of books and paintings was all housed in one building which burned down, so all record of what he looked like was destroyed. And because of all this, the statue is named 'the statue of three lies'. So there you go. History lesson over for today.
Later, we got together with Jaya and Ben ...
... and coffee. They are everywhere. Even small towns with no other obvious businesses have a Dunkin' Donut! They are very popular in the East. It has become a joke with us - every time we see one, we start laughing! We ended our day relaxing in Columbus Park and walking along the wharf. Then the trolley ride back to the hotel. We are exhausted. Another tourist day tomorrow and then home on Wednesday. ...
... and walked around the grounds with all of the other freshman who were there for orientation. It's quite a large campus, but the area itself has quite a youthful and exciting feel to it. The grounds extend even further than just the dorms and the classrooms, with the sports stadium (which looks like a mini Colosseum) another suburb away.
After visiting Harvard (and leaving much smarter), we headed back to the Boston Common area to find something for dinner. On the way and all ...