Microtel Inn & Suites Dover
Travel Blogs from Dover
I know, I know - you've been holding your breath - but now you made it! The first entry is here. I arrived last Thursday night in Boston, after a boring, exhausting flight via Washington. When exactly did traveling stop being fun? Well, probably once the flights got so "cheap" and the airlines had to put in additional rows ...
... So I checked in, bounced around on the comfy bed a little, and headed out to see some sights. I don't really have much time here, and had always planned this as pretty much just a place to stopover, but hey, I'm here, so I have to check out what there is to see!
The nice gentleman at the hotel desk told me the "must see" was Portland Head Lighthouse at Fort Williams. I took the scenic route because I just couldn't stomach getting back on ...
... rate drops this day from $72 to $35 but they inform us "the website is wrong we are still $72, like it or lump it!"
- So we lump it and drive to the mall and park in their parking lot for the night.. I sleep in my clothes in case someone knocks on the door but they let us ...
... mosquitoes had me for lunch, but more than a couple paid dearly with their lives! I didn't care, the hike was so beautiful and remote and mostly private, except for a couple other people I occasionally ran into on the trail. I am amazed here how the trees grow right on top of rocks...they just seem to engulf the rock with their roots. The hike was supposed to be a mile and three quarter loop trail. Let me tell you something, when you see ...
... many more miles ahead! Tonight is certainly a sketchy camping night; I find myself on a baseball field, likely the most time I've ever spent on one. But the grass in soft and flat so I'm not complaining. I'm also back on the grid with a working phone, but I am finding the translation difficult, often turning it to airplane mode to make myself unavailable. I'm sure I'll be hooked again shortly. Enfield NH > Hooksett NH, 61 miles, day ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking