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Sorry I have got behind on my blogging. Just too much too see & too tired to post once we got back to the room at night. There was a lot to see in Boston so I won't boar u with all the pictures but will show u a few. I think this about catches me up. We r having a good ...
Port Jefferson is named after our third president. It's a deep water port that has ferry service to Connecticut. While there, we found a winery shop offering tastings from the Pindara and Duck Walk wineries and a small brewery, Port Jeff Brewery, doing the same. Of course, we're bringing some back with us. Yeehaw! It is a quaint little port town with interesting shops and restaurants. We finished our visit with some coffee, tea and pastries at La Bonne Boulangerie. ...
We figured since we already got ~$17,000 worth of airfare for $127 and ~$12,000 worth of hotels for $0, why not skip the parking fee too? Parking is insanely expensive at JFK for 15 days so Mike rented a car one way using rental credits so we could avoid the parking fee entirely! Total cost to us was $1 plus gas and tolls. We'll repeat the process for the return trip.
Once we got to JFK, we walked into our terminal to see an insane line to ...
... traffic without incident down the I-95 to Glen Allen, VA because that's where Priceline said I could book a Best Western Plus for less than I had spent at the warped Rodeway Inn in CT.
7 states (if you call DC a state), 11 hours...391 miles (more or less...probably a few more) And Wednesday is done. But I know I'm not in the North East anymore 'cause I got a "ya'll" and a "Lord Bless" with a smile and an accent that I can understand...
... at 11.30am (because I didn't have to be at work that day, at the forefront of scientific discovery), and got to work. I may or may not have been asleep on the couch when they arrived. Their work took quite a while, and it was about 90 degrees (a touch over 30 Celsius) so I decided I'd do my own bit of handywork and install an AC unit in my room.
I went down to Home Depot, picked up my AC (which weighed about 4 tonnes), got lost in the parking lot carrying it back to my car ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking