Blue Shutters Beachside Inn
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... clams" , although I'm sure I can improve on the latter. One of the major early industries in "Rock"port was supplying the growing nation with granite and there's a huge quarry at what is now Halibut Pt. State Park. I'd have loved to see how they actually did all that a couple of hundred years ago. We decided to go on to Salem and the catch the ferry into Boston, but we couldn't find ...
... Faneuil Hall at Quincy Markets.
At lunchtime, it was time to say goodbye to our fellow travellers as they made their way home.
We have a further two nights in Boston at a hotel a little out of the CBD right next to the Charles River. We have been watching the Harvard rowing teams practising on the river below.
It will be nice to have a more relaxed start to the day tomorrow.
... hotel, as we've eaten at them in previous trips, and had a good meal. We start
with Samuel Adams beer and Pinot Grigiot, move on to the clam chowder bowl with
crackers, and get seduced by the description of the crab cake, but find it very
bland. We call a halt, still a bit hungry after spending $55 on nothing much.
The food definitely wasn't as good as we remembered.
We want to explore a bit more, and get some food supplies, so circle the hotel ...
Current Time: 9/11/12 6 PM EDT
Current Location: Boston Logan Airport
The story thus far...
My patented blend of cockiness dictates showing up at the airport with the least amount of buffer possible. The travel Gods this time around had different plans for me; I ended up with the perfect storm of leaving things to the last minute, missed buses, taxis that I didn't get on time, changed flight times, delays on the subway... the law ...