Abercrombie's Farrington Inn
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... there that evening. No matter, the food was terrific! We started with delicious Shiitake-Leek Springrolls with three chile dipping sauce served with a light cabbage salad. Our waiter suggested we wrap our spring rolls in a lettuce leaf and add the slaw to it before we bit into it. He was right, the different textures and flavors were a real hit.
Having difficulty deciding what to ...
... a replica of the TV set, but didn’t check it out ourselves.
Instead we went in search of Acorn Street - another of “America’s oldest”s - a picturesque private road with some lovely old row houses and original cobbles. By this point we were getting hungry again and we thought we’d go in search of dim sum in Chinatown. We took a pretty good walk around and found nothing budget-friendly or appealing in any ...
... got through the Spanish Inquisition Hall with no queue!! A first!! Only took seven trips to America to accomplish this. Of course, I then still had to wait 20 minutes for my bags but that’s OK. Me and my iPod had a good time. This is also the first trip where I’ve had to select “Business” as the primary reason for my visit. I had some anticipation of being grilled on this point because, ...
... and hence the nickname 'Old Ironsides' stuck. We boarded the USS Constitution after the museum to have a look see how the life would have been living on it. There were sailors on the boat that told us some interesting stories about the history of the USS Constitution. The sailors average height was 5'4 so when on the lower decks all of us but Helen had to duck not to hit out heads.
We crossed the Charles River and headed into the city to Boston ...
... and charge ridiculous rates but we had little choice so off we went. To our great surprise the lady at reception tells us that were in fact booked in the hotel for 2 nights. Who are we to argue? We got back to our room, which was as we had left it (it was around 7.30am after all), re-settled ourselves before ordering a cab to head in to town.
We make our way to a plaza in town. It's 9am on Sunday morning and the shops don't open till 10am so we ...