Travel Blogs from Portsmouth
... 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.
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Caroline & Les ...
... when they Are in Boston. It is reputedly a haunted hotel we are told. Very beautiful though. Next is the Kings Chapel, the Old South Meeting House, the Old State House and Faneuil Hall. One of these building held the Boston Tea Party and another was the place of the Boston Massacre ( only 5 people died in this "massacre" but it did serve a great political purpose to gain support against the British!) Off to ...
... it took to fly to Japan. "What can you do in 14 hours? Well, let's start with when you wake up in the morning...[insert lots of narrative/dialogue about teeth brushing, meals, school, and homework before finally going to bed]." And I've since flown to Japan, myself, and remember how gosh-awful it was to be on a plane for 14-17 hours. So what does a person do in 25 hours? Besides almost everything? Besides going ...
... Once we settle we ask the reception for a good eatery that she could recommend. She writes down 3 and offers for the complimentary shuttle to take us downtown. "No, that won't be necessary" we chortle in unison. "We have a GPS and our own vehicle". Nevertheless, she gives us a printed map with written instructions on how to get to where we are to go. We set off.It says take exit 5 (on the right) and turn right. we have turned right but there are ...
... we've been there. It's all about getting in as many states as we can at the top of the trip, because after we've conquered New England the rest of the country starts to get a bit... vast.
We hit Chipotle [ pronounced Chi-pote-lay, as you may remember if you saw that one South Park from a couple of years ago ] which is a mexican burrito Subway style production line fast food place. It's not on the list ...
Other places to stay in Portsmouth
250 Market Street, Portsmouth | 4 star hotelfrom $173
- Decidedly average
- Good - not perfect.
- Great for a retreat
580 US Highway 1 Bypass, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $127
300 Woodbury Avenue, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $119
1190 Lafayette Rd, Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $119
1000 Market Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $165
99 Durgin Lane, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $140
100 Portsmouth Blvd, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $154
417 Woodbury Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $102
- Relaxing getaway!
- Great place to stay
- Great Spot
650 Borthwick Ave., Portsmouth | 2 star hotelfrom $137
1 International Drive, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $181
100 High Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $177
- 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 $84
40 Court Street, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $170
100 Deer St, Portsmouth | 3 star hotelfrom $191