Travel Blogs from Saugus
... and better left to the ducks!
I walked on down to the busy shopping and cafe district of Boyleston Street, and saw the finish line of the Boston marathon. There was no obvious sign of the terrible bombing back in April, obviously extensive repairs had taken place. But everywhere you look, on shop fronts, t-shirts, hats etc are the words "Boston Strong". And that doesn't refer to the accent.
I have to confess to visiting the Bald Man Chocolate Shop ...
... in Cambridge - where the clever inventors get to do things for medicine, IT and more. Again a range of architecture, one in particular by Frank Gehry, whose building was an interesting collection of all sorts of materials and angles. Dockside for a cruise on the harbour, back to dockside for some very strong cocktails and some 60s music to get us in the swing! Wandering because we didn't know where we were got us to an Irish Sports bar where we came across the Mighty Tiges ...
... 26 May
City Hall Plaza
1:00pm - 10:30pm both days
Flight: Boston -- London via. Iceland
Expedia Itinerary number: 156330580438
Iceland Air, Flight 630
Depart Boston Terminal E 9:30pm
Arrive Reykjavik 6:30am (Tuesday 28/05/2013)
Reykjavik Layover: 1hr 15min
Iceland Air, Flight 470
Depart Reykjavik 7:45am
Arrive London 11:45am (Tuesday 28/05/2013) ...
... to travel to! The entire country of Iceland is about the size of Kentucky, but the terrain is described as very rough and dangerous outside of the capital, especially for foreign drivers who do not know the roads or land. Despite this, Eric will most likely insist on renting a car and drive a standard transmission (automatics are much more expensive, and not recommended due to the roads). So, I am bringing ...
... bought some thank you flowers for the gorgeous housemates and left them a card that I'm fully expecting them to sob for days over. Love ya guys! We're now writing this having just boarded a greyhound bus and enjoying the free wifi, we have a 12 hour bus (coach) ride to Niagara Falls, NY! Really looking forward to getting soaked and doing my Bruce Almighty impression! (Sara you'll appreciate that one) I'll now pass this over to D for editing, sign off and publishing = ) ..Peace ...