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... a nautical motif or designed in an old-timey nature and painted in wild colors which certainly help to attract the tourists that they cater to. Streets are brick - think grey and unevenly placed, not red and meticulously groomed - which I found to be awesome. Being placed along the ocean doesn't hurt either, it certainly makes for a dramatic backdrop when taking a stroll along the boardwalk. Speaking ...
... left, i unpacked, did some sink laundry, uploaded some pictures, used the internet and got ready for the night.
We meet up again and got on the coach. We had an introduction of the city of Boston and began a driving tour of the city. A night drive, we saw a lot of the main sites and lights of the city, then headed off to our included dinner. The dinner near the Quincy market was at Dick's last resort. A place where ...
... have to say, I came away from Marble House with a low opinion of Mrs V. She made her poor daughter wear a neck to waist brace to force her spine to be straight and her neck long and swan like. The poor thing had to wear this device every day for years. But once you go through The Breakers you develop more sympathy for the women of the family and what they had to endure as the wives of such men.
The houses themselves outshine anything ...
... and maybe crowd control in the
busier ones). At RISD, though, a large part of the painting collection is in
the Grand Gallery, a large room in which paintings are hung in multiple levels
and cover almost the entire wall space. That’s actually the way art used to be
presented and was hung in royal collections where the goal was to create an
overwhelming impression rather than focus on individual paintings.
... some of the other like
Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and Columbia. I’m not sure why that’s so since Brown
has a similarly top academic reputation and is equally selective in its
admissions as the other Ivies.
I’ve come to like to visit university campuses on my travels
so made it a point to walk around Brown University’s grounds while ...
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