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... were a few remnants of Australia's Americas Cup win in 1983, which was pleasing, including an Australian milk bar, replete with hot pies and all.
Otherwise Newport was quaint in the way of all New England towns and was similar to villages in the UK of the same vintage (Newport is celebrating its 375th birthday this year!).
So the breakdown of New England;
1. Best state - Maine
2. Best city - Boston
3. Ideal holiday destination - Cape Cod
Moved on from wet Rhode Island to the sun of Mystic, Connecticut. First stop is the harbor to see if we can get a sailing trip in. Our lucky day - they have 2 seats left on the 2:20 sailing. Signed up, toured the town a bit, grabbed a coffee and cookie and off for our sail. The sun was shining and just enough wind to catch the sail and have us clipping along. Before we got to the open water we had to go through 2 bridges. The first was ...
... to rain) and they were playing in the pool.
Within minutes, Alex was in the middle of 13 boys throwing a baseball-sized hard foam ball back and forth in sort of a modified pool version of dodgeball. For almost 45 minutes, Alex and the other boys laughed, yelled and splashed as they unwound at the end of the day.
Alex and I came back to the room to read, relax, and call it the end of the day.
... that off of a drop down menu of motivational quips. So needless to say, relatives have this skewed perception that your "persistence" and "ambition" are going to land you in a profession that matters. I've been bamboozled by their optimism. Meanwhile I'm spicing up my resume, extracting my GPA in exchange for my bra size in hopes an escort agency will see some potential in me before I do something drastic like inner city exotic dancing at the ...
... amazing dinner view. Mystics centre was quaint with idyllic old buildings, a picturesque draw bridge, interesting little shops, good food and a surprising amount of places to get a drink. This all in all provided a great little rural escape to break up the copious amount of cities we had coming, so the next few days we hired bikes to explore, sampled more of the amazing seafood and enjoyed the local beer before we headed to ...