Homestead Studio Suites - Boston - Marlborough
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... twice a week. It was quite humbling to be told at the age of 19 when you should be excited about your future that the odds are you wont' be able to handle "the real world" or go to college like all of your friends. I did go away to school at a state college and proved them wrong, in fact I continued to live my life with the goal of proving THEM wrong, sometimes succeeding but then being pulled back into my depression.
After college and ...
... all the others! We went to a great Spanish restaurant and enjoyed some amazing tapas and Sangria. The group is very international with members from Paris, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Hawaii and New Jersey. I had a lot of fun chitchatting and sharing experiences and I met great people. The dinner was followed by a desert at the FroYo place nearby campus. Frozen Yogurt is a phenomenon that I was not really familiar with, but which appears ...
... city has a well laid out route around the city with a painted red line on the ground to keep you on track and takes you to all the historic landmarks. Starting at the golden-domed state house (where I somehow managed to mislay my new scarf) and continuing past burial grounds housing the remains of Mother Goose and Samuel Adams (one of the Founding Fathers and also gives his name to some rather good beer) and on to the site of the Boston Massacre. We took a slight detour through ...
Boston's such a beautiful city, full of history and a really diverse culture. And the accent, I love it! Somehow it just doesn't fit with the prestigious imagine the town has, but I love it.
This morning our tour took us all over Boston, looking at buildings etc. As it was also the Columbus Day holiday, plus because of the shutdown, only a couple of sites were open so most of what we did was stand outside buildings ...
... any war write the history of a place and time and the hard time the Puritins of Boston gave the King of England before the Revolution.
The last afternoon I wandered down to Copely Square to pay my respects at the Boston Marathon tribute, visit that State Library, which was massive, for a few hours before moving onto the public gardens where I read, napped and watched the ducks on the lake in the sunshine before heading to the bus.
Next stop ... Philadelphia, ...
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