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... weren't American or Canadian got the run around.
So firstly we were all herded into a little glass room where we are told to get our passports out and 'keep the noise down because this is serious.' Jess and I were one of the first from the bus and the first from our tour group to go to the counter. The meanie behind the desk (who was wearing a gun I might add), looked at our passports and asked us a few generic questions. He then put a giant orange sticker on ...
... the computer science labs where some of the famous hacks that occurred at MIT are kept including a police car that was once de-assembled and rebuilt on the very top of the Greek dome as a way of protesting about the many parking fines being handed out by the police in the 70s, another one was a water fountain replaced by a fire hose to show the speed at which things happen at MIT. One of the buildings in the courtyard a high skyrise ...
... is very ornate.
The bus didn't go over the Charlestown Bridge coz we weren't heading in that direction. But we got close enough to see it and take a pic.
We went around 3 sides of the Boston Common. It is the Central Park of Boston only not as big, but it is lovely.
It is green, has a pool,
... Lakes: Michigan Erie, Huron and Superior. All of the water outflow from these lakes eventually flows over the falls. 2,271,247 litres of water go over the falls every second. The flow of water over both falls has stopped completely only once in 1848 due to an ice jam in the upper river. In October 1901, Annie Taylor, a 63 year old school teacher from Bay City Michigan was the first person to travel over the falls in a barrel and ...
... not crowded. We were very pleased!
We landed at Logan a few minutes after 11pm, and got back home around 12:45am. Dogs were ecstatic to see us - JJ climbed up the basement stairs before I opened the mudroom door! We really missed them and were so very happy to see them and hug them! Melissa did a great job taking care of them!!!
Home Sweet Home! We enjoyed a perfect trip, but it's always so good to be home!