Emery's Cottages on the Shore
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... and land purchases gifted to the government) by John D. Rockefeller. This area was once the playground for the New York city and Boston elite at the turn of the 19th century.
There are still many remnants in place visible from those times with old carriageways and horse bridges that Rockefeller himself once traveled upon. The best parts for me were the Jordan Lake and the Jordan House that sits upon it.
They still serve high tea on the ...
... We left the campground and drove back into the town of Boothbay. Downtown we found several boat excursion operations. We checked with several until we decided on a two hour tour on Lazy Jack's schooner. We left the harbor around ten and sailed out into the open water and along the coastline. I love the beautiful homes! The boat captain explained to us that majority of the homes we saw were summer homes; only occupied about 4 or 5 months per ...
... most “Maine” restaurant in Bar Harbor. It has amazing food and a great atmosphere for people who just want to relax. I ordered their “Maine Shirley Temple,” which is made with blueberry flavored grenadine and real Maine soda. I also ordered Caesar Salad and had them add shrimp. It was really good.
After enjoying a great meal, you need to walk up the street to an excellent place to get dessert…Ben ...
... order a Lobster dinner that the guy will cook and deliver right to your campsite, but I go pick it up as he is next door to campground. It is 2 - 1.25 lb Lobster, 2 - Crabs and 2 - corn steaming hot for $30... fresh caught that day and tasty!
Karen confirms she is no longer allergic to Lobster and we both confirm we dont really enjoy it that much, would rather have BC prawns any day! But we tried it!
Another good day!
The other interesting fact about our table of 10 (that I learned on Monday night with our new friends from Ohio) is that the woman sitting next to Ann was apparently a transvestite. You meet and see the strangest people when you travel!
Sunday night was formal dinner night on the Veendam. And although we brought appropriate clothes, Peggy didn't feel like dressing up so went up to the Lido Restaurant and ate the exact same ...