Travel Blogs from Newport
It was wonderful coming back to Berkley...the sponsor contact here, Roger, is a good friend to our circus and after taking such good care of us last year when we advanced here, he didn't disappoint this year. Roger met each vehicle last night when we pulled in with a print out of various walkable shops and restaurants in the area and welcomed us each back. He arranged for the police to drive through the lot a couple of times ...
... Statford Ct a slight change, had a bit of an engine issue with one of the engines we'll have that looked at tomorrow.
It was just so nice to cruise on flat water with unlimited visibility! I read a whole book today...8 hours :-). We are at Brewers Marina they own many marinas in CT very nice place. I'll explore a bit in the morning a nice quiet night tonight.
... had hidden rooms, in order to hide the slaves from their masters. One of the people that lived there was Frederick Douglass, who was a former slave himself. He escaped from slavery, and was hidden and educated by a couple named Johnson. At that time Frederick Douglas was known as Frederick Johnson. He was told that there were too many black people named Johnson so he changed his name to Douglas. He ended up traveling the country ...
... the mansion that Great Gatsby was based on and a source of inspiration. Newport is most famous for its mansions, of which I think there are five. Newport was almost like the Brighton of Victorian England, the region was known for fresh air and health benefits. The rich plantation owners would all travel to their holiday homes in Newport to get away from outbreaks of typhus and disease in many of their South Carolina plantations. Many of the other wealthy home owners ...
... started talking so much sugar' about her man. I was very careful not to so much as look at another male in the station for fear that the girlfriend was there and ready to settle things in the Fall River way! Possibly the longest wait of my life. I decided that I would quietly sit on my bench with my 'inconspicuous' hiking bag which gives me the appearance of a mutant ninja turtle and surreptitiously listen to my 'Stay Gold' playlist with Johnny Cash, Elvis, Rolling Stones, the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service