Red Roof Inn Salem
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Off to Portland, ME on the Amtrak. Stations here seem clean and unrushed but I'm thinking that this station is a bit of a provincial station with trains only heading north. I'm sure the south bound trains to NYC may be different. Train is delayed already but I know that as they had the rail work schedule in the local paper - Boston is really a small town and they seem to report everything in the free paper. Which is only a page or so long. I saw this ...
... is really antsy as he will be away from his home for 4 1/2 months - something he has never done before! 31 and blue sky today and tomorrow should be even a bit warmer. We had news yesterday that Grandma Lee in Hawaii who is 88 died Dec 28th. She was a fixture on the Island of Kauai and will be missed by many. We have always taken her to dinner and visited several times while there. She was still working as a greeter/seater at a local breakfast place (the Hula Girl) ...
... the 1880's vessels of various sizes and rigs sailed from Salem Harbor, but most of the vessels headed for the Eastern waters were East Indiamen - durable, full bottomed, three masted ships developed to meet the needs of post-independence commerce. They were small compared to European merchantmen. A typical Salem East Indiaman was 100 feet long, 28 feet wide amidships, with a capacity of about 300 tons. They were slow, with an average speed of ...
... Plus, it's on a lake! A real lake. That's cool.
Funny story: For quite a few hours while planning this trip, I was sure this park was in Salem, Mass., when in fact it's in Salem, NH. Fortunately, the two are just a couple of hours apart, and a hotel midway between them made everything work out well. Things could have turned out much more comically, of course.
... Randi Travalini was standing guard while her daughter, Felicia, the oldest of her four children, was inside checking in. “I’m excited,’’ she said. “I’m not sad. Yet.’’ But, she said, she knew that moment was just hours away; even worse, she knew exactly how it would go. “I remember when I went to college,’’ she said, “and I remember that moment when I was like, ‘Bye. I can unpack on my own.’ ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed