Hampton Inn New Bedford / Fairhaven
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Drove south to Plymouth Thursday where the Mayflower took a hundred people from England in 1620. A year later half the people had died but they made a small settlement and managed to rub along with the local tribe of Indians - the Wampanoag. The settlers grew corn and sold it to people up in Maine and caught their own turkeys, raccoons, deer,etc for meat and furs. We visited the Plimoth Plantation where they had set up an Indian encampment and ...
... from history classes about the pilgrims "leasing" the Mayflower! Also, I didn't remember that there were 102 pilgrims and 45 died the first winter. The museum also included actual items that were on the Mayflower. One could spend more time than we had learning about the Pilgrims' struggle to make it a go in their new home. It was very informative and well-done. Then we were off to our final destination - Boston.
Phil and I drove up to Bristol on Tuesday evening and picked Mark up from his house in Bedminster. Negotiated rush hour traffic to the M4 and arrived at the Sheraton Skyline Hotel at 7.30. Overpriced wifi and minibar. Restaurant ok. Early night, then up at 6am to park car up and get shuttle to Terminal 3. Checked in successfully, with Mark getting adjacent seat. Boarding ...
This is the first entry to my blog about China. As I am writing this I have a mere 30 hours before I leave. It still hasn't hit me yet, which means I'll end up having some sort of last minute panic, so that might be the next entry.
Anyway, I'm just going to provide some basic information here about anything ...
... the trip. I met up with the Professor, and he described to me more about the trip and gave me a little homework to do before I go. All of this on top of finals week right around the corner! This pressure though is really helping me to be motivated to get my work done and be active after a little lull I have been having lately.
So now I am counting down the days until I leave, and I cannot wait whatsoever! ...