TownePlace Suites Boston Tewksbury/Andover
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... by red and white flags. The White were people who were killed by guns in Boston this year and the Red were wounded by guns. The photo is on my Facebook, the saddest thing is though that is only a FEW flags in the picture. The actual front yard was littered in red and white flags. Next place was Quincy Market, so many stalls and FOOD! They had another Cheers restaurant which I contemplated but decided to explore the food strip. Curries, seafood, ...
... bakery is famous for its Cannoli! All different types from lemoncello, pistacio, choc chip, choc mint.. the list goes on. We had to try it! I have to say it was worth it. The pastry's and coffee were deliscious, not to mention we scored a table in the packed out bakery just when it started to rain... and it didn't just rain a little.
Once to rain died down we made for home quite content we had seen all of Boston that we wanted to see.
... time. One thing that struck me right away about Boston was that the city provided a "union station" for the bus companies that operate in the metro area. Creating a space for buses to board and disembark elps make sure that bus travel is convenient, safe and clean in a major city when air travel may be out of reach for many people.
But once I got into Boston I realized that it was going to be colddd (but not as bad as Chicago). ...
... here, hehehe.
We leave the ballpark behind and head to Boston Common in search of the Cheers bar. We had been advised by previous visitors that the original one was the best so that's where we decided to go and it did not disappoint. We found the iconic sign out the front of the bar and head down the stairs to enter the bar. This Cheers bar was the one on which the show was based but inside it does not look like the set. It's really cosy and very ...
... at Northeastern (it’s in the book!) and Phil, and me, are in the few people that he still recognized. He is getting worse and that is very sad. Next to a road by Crystal (the other) Lake where we talked with a WW2 vet that Phil had met and liked. He, Gunnar, and wife, both in 80s and she is still working in an insurance company! Another good visit. Café Italia for dinner tonight and home to relax.
Sept 17th-Tues-An appt ...
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