Normandie Oceanfront Motor Inn
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Had a perfect travel day yesterday. Actually got away early, 8:45, and had beautiful cold clear weather all day. It was only once we got close to Portland that we saw any snow at all and there it was only deep in the bush. But shortly after we stopped for the night the snow started. It looks like we got about 3" overnight. Luckily we're heading south! Had great Chinese food last night. Who knew we'd find it in Maine! Here's what morning looked like - winter ...
... there would be more than 5 watching the midnight ones.... !
We made friends with another couple who were locals and they were sure we were in the right place too. So, midnight struck.... HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! Silence. oh hang on, whats that.... far in the distance, behind all the buildings? That'd be the fireworks I am guessing.....!!!! Not quite the midnight we expected, but that's ok..... we were together in Boston and and that's all that is important ...
... The waitress was lovely and funny which made the night even better. 'There isn't a starch I've met that I didn't like'.... the menu sides included fingerling potatoes, fries, roast potatoes, rice, potato salad and mashed potato! They were the only options for sides... no vegetables or anything. Just starch. I had TWIN lobsters for tea! 2 whole lobsters for $37! 2 lobsters steamed are only about 300 calories! Dad you really would love the lobster!! So ...
We woke up this morning in our hotel room that housed the shower in a cupboard. Before our tour of the House of 7 Gables in Salem we wandered back to Marblehead to take photos of the cute little coloured houses and the beautiful mansions. Such a great little place. We then ventured back to Salem. Salem You know that feeling when you start a tour, and know from the very first second it's going to be the longest 45 minutes of your life, but there's no escape? ...
... Actually...it was a bit of a white out. Normally, at the top, you get off the train and you can have a wander aorund looking at the weather station and observatory, take a walk around the picnic area, enjoy the surrounding views and generally, just enjoy the landscape as you look out over the presidentials (each summit in the White Mountains is named after an american president.. Washington, Eisenhower, Adams, Jefferson and so on). Of course when we ...