Hyatt Place Boston/Braintree
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... in fact the statue isn't John Harvard, his star got burnt in a bad fire and the new statue was of someone else. He also told us of the library named after Harry Elkin Widener who had a passion to extend Harvard's library collection while studying there so he went to England to collect a few Francis Bacon essays and boarded a ship to come home. Unfortunately he boarded the Titanic and as the ship went down and life boats were filling up he ran back to his room to grab the ...
... a film giving us the background to Salem, its history and people. The film portrayed the town as a sea-faring community, rich in determination, independence, entrepreneurship, immigrants, adventurers, and there was a brief reference to the "Witches trials". This is in sharp contrast to the rest of the town which now focuses on witches, witchcraft, psychic stuff, horror etc.; it even has a House of Frankenstein, as well as numerous 'witch museums'. It did offer a directed paved ...
... thru here. That must have been a special sight. Callum has warmed up to Dave. He still won't talk to us, but he was thrilled to ride on Dave's shoulders.. We sat outside at a local pub and enjoyed a pint and some wine in the beautiful weather. What a difference a day makes. On the way home we stopped at Ian's local Social club. It reminded us of the Eagles except that they have a very nice restaurant connected to it.
After another pint, etc we headed home for ...
... Market is a converted historic building full of character but also full of every food stall you can imagine. Clutching Pizza we sit on the steps outside and I manage to roll a "spicy Italian meat ball" down my shorts......cool. Pressing on we walk through manicured parks, upscale shopping streets and eventually end up back at our starting point ....the mall where we unceremoniously get ready for the superb sunset cruise up the Charles River sipping wine and ...
... in a town hall meeting to speak for the residents. After the meeting, they continued on to the kitchen where they cooked a multi-course meal from scratch over a brick fireplace. They feasted on roasted chicken, mashed potatoes, stuffing, salad, carrots, biscuits, and Washington cake for dessert. Delicious!
Today we went to the museums at MIT and Harvard. The students explored displays ranging from robotics to gems ...