Hampton Inn Boston - Peabody
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We didn't travel far in our move from Milford. Our goal was to get closer to both a commuter station (we still hadn’t given up hope) and to Salem. Since our destination was only about an hour’s drive from Milford, we did some other stops on the way.
First we visited the Old North Bridge in Concord. This is, of course, the …
... and to the site of the Boston massacre where the revolution's first victims died. We walked on the cobbled streets where Paul Revere rode shouting "the British are coming!", and stopped at Faneuil Hall marketplace. From there, the trail continues to the northern harbour and Bunker Hill, where the first battle was fought. As this would be closed at the moment, we ended the trail at the marketplace and sat down to lunch.
From there, ...
... again in Boston. It makes sense; this city was step one of permanent Anglophone settlement of what would become the United States. And it is now the first city in the journey of one Russian traveler and his American guide trying to make sense of this large and confusing landmass. As soon as Pavel shakes the long and boring flight from Moscow out of his bones, we ...
We left our rental early at 8:45 and headed down the road. 95 out of Bangor is pretty uneventful and I saw many things along the way that I wish to go back and explore. The Military Land Transportation museum in Bangor, the Kennebunkport area, and the USS Albacore in Portsmouth, but alas again there is just not enough time to do it all. It was a 4.5 hr drive to where we were staying in Peabody so we got in ...
... offered plenty of places to hop on and off for more exploration. We got off at Pickering Wharf to grab some lunch and enjoy the waterfront. We'd had some terrible rain on the journey south but the sun had now come out and gave us a good afternoon for site seeing and enjoying the views out over the water. We jumped (hopped?) back on the tour trolley to continue the tour after lunch and got some photos of spooky houses and places used in the ...
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