Holiday Inn Express Warwick/Providence
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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Caught the ferry back to Falmouth, picked up our car and drove 70 miles in an hour to Newport.
Woke up with sore heads and no hot water in the shower, super bad combo. It was 12.30 pm and way past check out, so we packed and bolted to the ferry without showering.
Thankfully the gods were on our side as there was a ferry leaving in 5 minutes so we made a run for it from the hotel. We made it just in time.
I woke up with the sun this morning, a nice change from the ****** weather yesterday. I got in the shower and when i got out kimberly came home with groceries and made me huevos rancheros for breakfast! Delicious.She had to go to work, but was nice enough to take me to the bus station so i could pick up my bus ticket for Hartford, Connecticut, my next destination!She left me there and headed off to work while i explored the city, again, in nicer weather. I went to mostly the ...
... and colonial buildings before getting picked up by kimberly and taken to her house, where i was to be spending the night.We got to hers, and cooked dinner. Roasted fish and veggies! Delicious! I set up my futon and got organised to sleep when she suggested a mini pub crawl. We went to the wild colonia tavern where we played darts and had a beer.We headed to one more little pub which was kinda average before heading home. Not much going on in Providence on a ...
... myself. I just stood at the counter like a prick until the upbeat and friendly woman [ they're all like that here ] noticed me loitering and told me she'd come over. This place is typical diner style, which I loved. Low counter for the regulars, kitchen right there at the back, couple of booths and some frames posters of other different diners all of the walls. The window's boasted that Scotty's speciality was pancakes, so I had a short stack [ 2 pancakes, ...
... which still exists to this day. The early 1700s was a period of prosperity for Rhode Island. Farming and sea trading became profitable businesses. Providence and Newport were among the busiest ports in the New World. Rhode Island was the first colony to prohibit the importation of slaves. Following the Revolutionary War, industrial growth began in Rhode Island. In 1793, Samuel Slater's mill in Pawtucket became America's first successful ...