Travel Blogs from Providence
... just about come to the end of our little New England tour and have travelled through 6 states...at the moment we are in Newport, Rhode Island...home to some pretty rich folk and some serious boats!
The weather has been great, blue skies and sunny days so we have been blessed. Back to Boston tomorrow for a week then On to New York...
... joined us soon after, and we discovered that Larry was Secretary of the North East Grand Banks Owners Association, and newish members of NYYC. We spent a pleasant hour chatting about life, boating, Newport, and the club.
There was no catering for lunch and dinner at the club on Mondays and Tuesdays, so we found a French providore in town, and assembled a fine array of tucker. Back to the club, I arranged a few Adirondack chairs on the lawn overlooking the harbour, and borrowed a ...
... pageants living here in a sort of Stepford Wives world where the houses seem perfect on the outside but are actually empty shells on the inside!
This place was really giving the backpackers the creeps, especially when they stood in front of one house and saw it had a gapping mouth ready to swallow them up whole if they didn't make a run for it!
But when they did ...
We wake up to a beautiful morning ready
to explore Brown Campus where Tamsin has spent the last two years
studying History and Italian.
First stop we headed to the local
favourite student place for breakfast “duck and Bunny”where we
double our cholesterol level with massive stack of pancakes in
prevision of the big tour of the campus.
We were given a guided tour from our
... from Rhode Island which have lovely bracelets and other things. I got a little present for someone in there which I know they'll love. We were both drained from the circular driving and hot sun today it was time to head back home. Tonight paul treated me to a lovely home cooked Chinese the American way. Was getting confused at what they term chow mein and what I do but loved it all the same. Going to bed satisfied at another fun day and a full ...