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Walking in Boston

Sunday, November 06, 2011

After driving to Western MA to leave my dog with my sister and brother-in-law while I am away, I headed to Boston. My friend who is going with me on vacation has an apartment in the Seaport District. We had lunch at Legal Seafood on Boston Harbor. I had their "Big Bowl" (a salad) with 4 grilled shrimp -yummy. As I didn't have my usual walk with my dog today, I asked if we could walk after lunch. It was brisk but sunny. We walked up along the harbor until we got to the Rose Kennedy Greenway. We visited the "Occupy Boston" tent city area before walking on through to the Financial District. I must say the protesters seem very organized and had some of the most intelligent signs and banners I had ever seen in this type of thing. My friend showed me where her new office will be in the Financial District. Her office will be on the 22nd floor with a water view. I would find it hard to keep my attention on my work! We then wandered around a bit - found a charming square with a statue of Robert Burns in it. There was no inscription; so I am not sure why it is there.
Then we headed back toward her apartment, stopping at a bakery to buy a loaf of multigrain bread. All I want for dinner is a nice peanut butter sandwich on that bread. It was a great walk - maybe about 3 miles in total. I love Boston and any opportunity to explore it further.
Tomorrow afternoon we fly to Portugal; so I may not be on Spark for some time, but who knows, if we have goof WiFi available, I may be checking in. Otherwise, I'll have photos and tales when I return!
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    are you still there?? hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving!
    2157 days ago
    Oh I missed telling you to have a nice and safe trip! Wow-Portugal-you are such a cool world traveler! Looking forward to hearing from you and seeing your photos! emoticon
    2172 days ago
    Have FUN! emoticon
    2172 days ago
    Never been to Boston and imagine your fall colours are stunning.

    Bon Voyage for your exciting trip. Travel safe and try not to miss us too much. Hee hee.

    Scootergirl in Oz

    2173 days ago
    I love Boston and I hope I'll go back one day! Thank you for sharing your walk with us, it seemed lovely...
    Have a fantastic time in Portugal and Spain! I can't wait to read all about it!!!
    2173 days ago
    I too love walking in Boston, and I can picture sitting at Legal Seafood! Thanks for sharing your walk with us...have a wonderful trip, and blog when you can. :) Evelyn

    2173 days ago
    I am so envious!! Boston is my favorite city in the world. When the kids were small we used to go to Salem at Halloween and always did at least three days in Boston. We always stayed on Cape Ann right outside of Rockport so now crowds at that time of year. Thanks for the memories. It may be time to suggest a trip up there soon as hubby has tons of vacation time to use. emoticon
    2173 days ago
    SO glad you were in my BACKYARD today - isn't it lovely!!!

    You were less than 8 blocks from my house!!!

    2173 days ago
    What a wonderful day and a wonderful start to your vacation! May your vacation be the best one you've ever had. Can't wait to see and hear all about it when you return. emoticon emoticon
    2173 days ago
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