Travel Blogs from Ellsworth
... just a bit of what I am sure is an area that is well worth spending more time in…another time. I was generously hosted by new friends, the Hon. Jim Bulger and his wife Janet at their lovely home in Waikanae. They have re-located there from a family farm closer to Auckland and seem to be enjoying the easy proximity to Wellington. I was treated to some of the finest of Kiwi hospitality, graciousness and food. ...
... itinerary but covers the highlights of the South Island maximizing days to be active and moving on to humble lodgings at night. I then have two weeks to be on my own to travel other parts of the country, slow the pace down a bit and experience a few locations not on my first two week plan. So referencing that expanded technology thing...I am currently on a flight from Boston to San Francisco, writing on my iPad mini in this blog format. Once landed and with ...
... full bloom of New England fall foliage.
How was Acadia park, beautiful, breath-taking and fantastically green and varied but that all does it a disservice. The views from Cadillac Mountain were spectacular on the clear day we had. You could look out over the islands dotting the Atlantic in the area of Bar Harbor, the deep blues of the ocean contrasting with the greens of the Islands. I was inspired ...
... Then we went round to Hadlock Pond where we had a walk to the massive water falls there. Well, the park ranger said that there was a waterfall but didn't say how big it was and to be honest I've seen more water coming from a tap. When we got back to the van we had lunch and then headed off to Cadillac Mountain where we had some spectacular views of the sea and the rest of the park. As time was getting on, we headed back to town stopping at the Visitor ...
... I was more impressed that it was in great condition and is still in use.Continuing on the stretch of State Street nearest City Hall there is the historic First Congregational Church. One of the most photographed churches in all of Maine this amazing spot was built in 1847 with the church ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center