Ocean Gate Resort
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Well, I am on my way for a one month trip to Alaska to visit kids and grandkids, and the ghosts of the past. It all seems very surreal like I am headed to another place and time.
My quest is to be present for whatever the next 4 weeks presents and roll with it.
Follow me here and you can see how I do with that goal. It will be interesting to say the least!
... and has many battle emplacements. It was a coastal defense installation which guarded the entrance of Casco Bay and remained the headquarters for the harbor defenses of Portland until it was closed in 1964. The wind at Portland Head Lighthouse was blowing at a steady 50 miles an hour and would almost blow you away.
It was along day but and beautiful day. The trees here are not as full of color as we have been seeing but the red trees are glorious.
... L. Bean. They basically own Freeport - 4 huge stores covering everything. Hunting, fishing, cycling, water sports, - everything to do with the outdoors. Also a home decor store - very American in design. Everything for the dog - he really is the king in this part of the world. We finished our visit with a lobster roll. Just love these things. It is a pity that lobster is so expensive at home.
We have driven nearly 3000 miles and seen ...
I'm in Portland! The flight from Newark to Portland was short, our cruising altitude was relatively low and the skies were very clear, so I took some pictures with my iPhone. They turned out better than I thought they would, so I'm excited to see what my camera does. The people have been nice so far and it's in the 50s, which is ...
... street from the wharf. From pastries, to breakfast,
to lunch, this café has it all. You can even enjoy your treats in their outdoor
seating, which of course, has an ocean view. Coffee in hand, I walked to the
pier and looked out at Casco Bay. From here, I could see the city of Portland,
the other islands, which are home to Maine residents, and ocean stretching
across, scattered with sailboats and lobster traps.
At 11 ...