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A huge THANK YOU to Malcolm & Mary for chauffeuring us around the greater Portland area. We visited:
- Len Libby Chocolatier - where there was a 1,700# Chocolate Moose
- Two Lights Lighthouse at Crescent Beach in Scarborough
- Ferry Beach
- Portland Head Light (Maine oldest lighthouse) at Cape ...
An hour or so after our Ogunquit walk, we pull off the highway to Portland, Maine. We don't really stay long, just head down to the harbour for a picnic lunch on the grass. Brendan has all kinds of picnic foods in the trailer; there is fruit, cookies, crackers, cheeses, meats, ...
... a month ago...always a good sign for town and movie.
Also a good sign was the massive cruise ship docked into the harbour. The boat towered over the small city skyline and the fact that it was even here is testament to the delights that the city has to offer........if temperatures were 30F in winter I could live here.
After the movie we bought a take out pizza on the way home and ate in the hotel room saving our energy to explore Boston tomorrow.
... sunrise in the US from October-March. Once reaching the peak, we were able to hike around the top on an established trail. It truly was a breathtaking view from all angles, including one of Bar Harbor. We then headed down into Bar Harbor. An upscaled, but still quaint and charming historical town. It has a beautiful rock bound coast and soaring granite cliffs. It is surrounded by the Arcadia Nat'l Park. On our way back to ...
... and walked the length to get to the wharf, we realized just how big the ship is!! Graham did well and we were soon in a bus doing our first tour. Colourful boats and seafood shops lined the shore of Casco Bay where we were moored. The town had a chequered start with Indian attacks, war and fire destroying most of the wooden houses in 1866. We drove along the Eastern Promenade with its spectacular ...