Hampton Inn Franklin
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Sunday night I finally got some company in my room! Tiffany had come home after celebrating her winter break in sunny California where she decided to stay as long as possible. When she arrived on Sunday night I was just about to go to bed, so we had a short conversation before we both passed out. We could definitely use a good night of sleep since Monday was our first day of classes! On Monday morning, before I went to class, I first took care of some paperwork. Namely, I had to hand in ...
... She chose my character card appropriately... Ebenezer MacIntosh, who led the riots haha. The guide ran through some of the rules, and what she wanted us to do, and appropriate responses we may need throughout the tour. We were supposed to be an angry mob opposed to the taxing that the British were trying to inflict. We were then introduced to Samuel Adams, and the 'town meeting' was ...
... is no viewing platform just a sort of 10 feet wide fuselage with tiny windows, and very little view. A good idea, but it does not deliver its potential. More driving followed and we seemed to lose an hour a day as we kept crossing time zones, but as we crossed into Ohio we arrived at Cleveland which is where Arial Castro kidnapped three women and where the trial is still going on…that was the most interesting thing about Cleveland Ohio. From here it was a half day ...
... drawn carriage and a gun salute - the Americans do this with incredible passion and style. The afternoon was a dual-stream adventure - Denise headed to the Art Gallery while I set off for the Air and Space Museum - I had more fun!
Tuesday was our 'National Mall' day - Museum of Natural History, Capitol, Supreme Court - and with dinner that night at an outstanding Greek place, so ended a frantic but fantastic 2 ...
... around; the trip was brilliant!
We were really excited by the trip, and chuffed to bits that we had done it, though by the time we got back onto dry land we were both FREEZING! We picked up the Freedom Trail where we left off at the harbour, walking through Columbus Park to get to Paul Revere's House. Paul Revere was an American patriot, and famously warned that the British were coming at the start of the war. There is a cool statue of Paul Revere on ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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