Travel Blogs from Portsmouth
... me he won't allow his car to be judged once he's won that particular event at some time. He still displays it, however, and he told me there's at least a dozen car shows on within fifty miles every week!
I was still feeling quite unwell in the stomach and when I camped for the night I certainly hoped that I'd wake up feeling better. I didn't.
Nevertheless, I pressed on through Massachusetts and made it into ...
... most important commercial areas of the colonies, which is why the British occupied the city before the war. The history that happened here is too much to be contained in a small introduction of the city. So I will talk about a little of the history as we walk along the Freedom Trail thru historic Boston. The Freedom Trail is 2 ½ mile walk delineated by a running brick line thru Revolutionary Boston. The concept of running a line that connects the most historic sites of ...
... quest when we discovered a shopping mecca on Newbury street. After stopping for a delicious lunch at Scoozi, we continued on our quest.
We arrived at the marathon finish line to find no visible damage (fantastic recovery, Boston!) and no one that knew where to purchase the t-shirts we were interested in. (Even the helpful firemen in the local fire station were unsure). Luckily our phones guided us down the street, ...
... People generally believed witchcraft to be real. Nothing caused more fear in the Puritan community than people who appeared to be possessed by demons, and witchcraft was a serious felony. Judge Hathorne is the best known of the witch trial judges, and he became known as the "Hanging Judge" for sentencing witches to death.
Anyway, tomorrow we head up further into the state of Maine. A few pictures from today.
Lots of Love
Caroline & Les ...
... A lot of people that ran the marathon were staying there and one girl I met in the elevator had just crossed the finish line when the bombs went off. The sirens & emergency vehicles going past my hostel the next few hours was crazy - SWAT,buses of military, Coastguard, FBI,motorbikes, ambulances.......you name it - it went on for hours.
Other places to stay in Portsmouth
250 Market Street, Portsmouth | 4 star hotelfrom $184
- Decidedly average
- Good - not perfect.
- Great for a retreat
580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $93
300 Woodbury Avenue, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $128
1190 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $117
1000 Market Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $147
99 Durgin Lane, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $137
100 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $133
417 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $96
- Relaxing getaway!
- Great place to stay
- Great Spot
650 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $145
1 International Drive, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $183
100 High Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $173
- Agree with Rhode Island Tripadvisor comment
- Pricey and in need of some improvement
- Can you hear me now?
383 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $64
40 Court Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $170
100 Deer St, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $179