Sir Edward's Folly
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... and the masses need to be told.
We awoke feeling much better on Thursday and headed to the Cliff Walk. This is basically a sanctioned 3.5 mile sticky beak with the Atlantic Ocean on one side and huge mansions aligning the cliff face on the other.
Most of these mansions were constructed in the so called Gilded Age of 1880 to 1920. A period when Newport was at the height of its industrial wealth. As well as being a favourite summer locale for ...
... I can't wait for this weekend! Hopefully I can find those space bags for my suitcase because I don't think I can fit everything without them. And yes, the highlight of my weekend is going shopping for those cool space/vacuum sealed bags and (I guess) hanging out with friends and family, but most importantly those cool space bags!
Hope everyone has an amazing weekend and I will probably make my next post next week on the day I leave. This was just a pre-leaving day post! ...
Got off the boat, got our land legs back, wandered the Old Mystic Village and home for a good old fashioned camp dinner for me (weiners and sausage) and soup for Chris. Chris found a lovely polish polka radio station and was reliving his youth singing the moja noga boli oberek (my leg hurts polka). He wanted to dance but I didn't think the camper could take that.
There was a casino not too far down the road so ...
... and a beer at... you guessed it... the local irish pub round the corner.As a surprise, they had bingo on, so to supplement our meals amd conversation, we had something to pay minimal attention to. That was until i scored bingo first round, and earned myself a free shot. We were pretty into it after that, but the lucky of the irish never came through!After an hour or 2 we headed back to the apartment, chilled, talked and laughed until captain snooze took over and i retired to my ...
... and colonial buildings before getting picked up by kimberly and taken to her house, where i was to be spending the night.We got to hers, and cooked dinner. Roasted fish and veggies! Delicious! I set up my futon and got organised to sleep when she suggested a mini pub crawl. We went to the wild colonia tavern where we played darts and had a beer.We headed to one more little pub which was kinda average before heading home. Not much going on in Providence on a ...
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