Crescent Suites Hotel
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... What troopers for braving the cold and coming to Boston late at night to pick me up. Thank you!
My adventures continue state side - just not as warm or exciting as the past 4 weeks. In wrapping things up I have observed a few things about the trip...
too many kilo weigh-ins to track
29,860 miles traveled (according to the tracking I have recorded online)
1 speak easy
1 great ...
... rebel army took over most of the country, it achieved independence in 1974. In Mozambique, the Portuguese packed their bags hastily and the Marxist-Leninist experiment began with the Frelino guerillas assuming power. Their divisive and extreme policies however fueled a civil war further down the road. After UN involvement, Mozambique managed to stabilize following their elections and the primary rebel group, Renamo which was fighting the ...
... The first two charges cost the British many casualties, but it also cost the Americans valuable ammunition that would prove to be a decisive factor in their being overrun on the third and final charge. Though they lost the battle, the American Militiamen proved that they could hold their own against the harden veterans of the British Army. In 1843, a 221-foot-tall granite obelisk was erected as a monument to the Battle of Bunker Hill. Atop the hill by the monument was ...
... the trolley near our favored North End, and then visited Old North Church, where Paul Revere's famed "One if by land, Two if by sea" signal lanterns were displayed in 1775. After attending mass at another local church (which was lovely, but could have benefited from central air in the humid summer temps :), we enjoyed the festival of the week, St. Agrippina di Mineo Feast.
Returning to our hotel, we had a snack and cocktail on the Bacco ...
... a horse and riding to Lexington to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were on their way to arrest them. He was an active revolutionary.
This was the old church where lanterns were hung in the steeple to warn ...
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