Clipper Ship Inn
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... one I go for! Then with a few currants and a teaspoon of cinnamon I am good to go! Say two Korean girls follow my lead after eying it up the morning before. What can I say- a born trend setter! I also took a little photo of my room. I really enjoyed staying at the HI Boston. The room was for six girls in three bunk beds with a spacious locker and hook each as well as an individual leading light and shelf by the bed. They threw a complimentary breakfast into the bargain and I ...
... based on this grim history and there are several "museums" and shops related to witches and gruesome behaviour around the town.
We went looking for somewhere Sam could finally try some clam chowder (pronounced chowdah). A friendly vampire gave us directions to a place called "The Soup Factory". We arrived there to find the owner renovating the place. He politely declined my offer ...
... about a Orange spiced iced coffee, a Ham & Swiss panini, a mocha frapuccino and an old-fashioned doughnut? Best place to find? Starbucks. My family has an old tradition. Every time we visit a new country or city, we buy a Starbucks cup with the name of the city, or country, on it. Seems as if this Starbucks does not sell these cups, so lets find another Starbucks who does sell them, wont be a difficult task. Our achievements today? Shopping. ...
... they are paying tribute to the persecuted "witches" from 1692 but in actuality none of them were even witches! And furthermore, Wiccans don't even worship the devil anyways!
At the end of the tour, as we stood listening to the lady talk about modern witches, a girl in her early twenties started to stagger around and then fell down. It was likely the heat in the room but I was SO tempted to shout out "Witch!" ...
... I even got to try a bottle of Butter Beer!
We decided to pass on the over-priced witch museums (which got terrible reviews on tripadvisor.com) and go to the Peabody Essex Museum on Chip's advice. This ended up being a fabulous addition to our itinerary for a couple of reasons - because it was Friday, it was FREE AND they had a Faberge special exhibit that was ...
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