Entries from 'boston'

Day 342

These are some Bwauds you don wanna’ mess wit (please read in a strong Bostonian accent). In the very early 1900’s this gang of women, fed up with the nations boozing set about vandalising saloons around in the USA. Lead by Carrie Nation; a radical woman who was strongly opposed to Alcohol before Prohibition was established, this gang…

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Day 341

Home made cookies, muffins and beers at Cheers! Cheers! Never watched the show, but thought I couldn’t leave Boston without at least peeking in side the bar which inspired the show and having a beer at the replica, not that I need an excuse to have a beer. Contrary to popular belief, no one knew…

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Day 340

This is one of the giant stained glass windows at the Havard University’s Memorial Hall, which was actually modelled after the hall in the UK which was the inspiration for the Hogwarts from the Harry Potter books/movies. The university also has the Mark 1, the worlds first programmable computer… it’s huge!

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Day 339

This morning we went to the Borderland State Park just outside of Mansfield which was owned by a family who got rich selling shovels during the war. The grounds are open to the public but this old Mansion that sits on the property usually isn’t, but by a stroke of luck it happened to be…

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Day 338

After only 3 hours sleep I woke up to hunt down some breakfast with Christy and her two mates where we crashed. Bagels it was, huge bagels. The portions in the USA really are crazy huge, the meal I ordered at a thai restaurant last night could have easily fed two people. After bagel town I…

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Day 337

Christy being the good egg that she is let me crash in her huge fluffy pillow castle of a bed last night while she took the couch, its the best sleep I have had in a long time and ended up sleeping in until almost noon. I still managed to make it downtown to do…

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Day 336

Yay Christy! I made it to Boston today without any problems. Christy was one of the first and craziest couch surfers we ever had and she ended up returning multiple times and staying with us for months. Now she is letting me crash with her and her family for week or so before I head…

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