Howard Johnson South Portland
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only problem is the they had a sort of leak well a massove one not supriseing fromt eh amount of rain!
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Had a perfect travel day yesterday. Actually got away early, 8:45, and had beautiful cold clear weather all day. It was only once we got close to Portland that we saw any snow at all and there it was only deep in the bush. But shortly after we stopped for the night the snow started. It looks like we got about 3" overnight. Luckily we're heading south! Had great Chinese food last night. Who knew we'd find it in Maine! Here's what morning looked like - winter ...
New Years Eve was a lovely day, travelling down the coast, with the aim of arriving in Boston early evening. We visited Kennebunkport and a neighbouring village, both very cute little seaside towns, lots of money evident there. Kennebunkport is where Clinton has a house, so you can imagine!
Note to selves: when returning to Boston, on New Years Eve, and your hotel is on the Times Square of Boston, it is not the best idea to try to drive to the ...
... we'd see something as that was heading towards the White Mountains. And this little conversation started the most lovely lovely day! We got the car and headed inland towards a town called Fryeburg, and as we headed inland we started seeing bits of snow on the sides of the road.... then a frozen lake.... and gradually all of the frozen parts appeared more and more, until we were surrounded by (icy) snow that had fallen a while ago but not melted. ...
... do the tour of the House of 7 Gables in Salem, make sure 2 tour guides from another company are on the tour too, and you can share the feeling we had at 10am today! The House of 7 Gables is the one that inspired the book of the same name. INSPIRED. However, the woman who was a tour guide from another company seemed to think the fictional characters had lived in the house and acted out the book. So, as the layout of the ACTUAL house is different to the house ...
... and looking as scary as one of his books.
One the way we introduced Brian and Denise to a dairy queen which they enjoyed. As usual the portions were probably twice the size you get in the UK.
After having breakfast the next day Denise and Becci went into the town whilst me, Andrew and Brian went for a walk in Camden State Park. It was nice for a change not have to keep an eye out