Travel Blogs from Scituate
... city, as I said previously very beautiful city. Then to Harvard where we walked through the grounds and saw the colleges where JFK, Barrack Obama & Michelle Obama studied etc, it is a wonderful place to visit, not quite as inspiring as Cambridge in England, but picturesque none the less. We then travelled on out to Lexington & Concord, where the American Revolution began with Paul Revere etc. The countryside in this area is particularly ...
... which didn't thrill me as there were plenty of vacant double seats. When I stepped out of South Station, all three taxis in the rank refused to take me as they had apparently been waiting for a while and didn't want to waste their position in line on such a small fare. One driver actually said to me "what, don't you know how to hail a cab?". Thanks *******, what a welcome.
Since I had only planned to spend two days in Boston, I decided to spend Sunday in Salem ...
... tour of the gallery. It was breathtaking!! We made our way to the Post/Impressionist room where I was lucky enough to view a visiting exhibition called 'Dancing with Renoir'. At the foot of the room were hung “…a superbly stylish trilogy of full-length paintings.” (as quoted by The New York Times). In the same room hung a collection of Monet's (I believe his largest collection outside of Paris!). It ...
... endive and tomato
Libby - Grilled Calamari tossed with olive oil, hot peppers, parmesan and garlic and
served with pomodoro sauce,
Barry - Maine Lobster
Libby - Pan Fried Lemon sole
Trimback Pinot Gris Reserve
Californian Pinot Noir
Back to the hotel and watched on TV some of the baseball game being played at Fenway ...
... main purpose of the visit too was to meet newly arrived (2 months ago) her little brother, young Braydon. I would have to say that the highpoint of the visit was lying on the couch with this precious little human being sleeping on my chest. And , I guess for me it was nice too to have that experience without having to feed or change him every few hours. Heather is doing a great job with that. She is ...