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What a trip I had

Sunday, July 07, 2013

What a great time in Boston. I bet I had more fun than they had at the Boston tea party throwing all the tea overboard. I saw where that happened. We saw where the Boston Massacre happened, where the Declaration of Independence was read outloud from the balcony on July 18. Yes, July 18. Captain Mack said the internet was down on July 4 1776(haha). It took 18 days for it to arrive in Boston by horseback to be read. We saw Bunker Hill. We even saw a newly wed couple entering the park for pictures. Captain Mack made the Duck give them their first quack(I wanted to yell SUCKERS) then had the bride and groom kiss. Of course he held up traffic doing it. We finally entered the water.

The morning was spent exploring Quincy Market on our own. On Saturday mornings there is a farmer's market. I wish I had known that before doing my grocery shopping. Here is a shocker. You get robbed at the grocery store. I bought kiwi on SALE 4/$1.00 at Stop&Shop. They were 10/$1.00 at the farmer's market, bananas were 3 lbs for $1.50 It was hot and humid and I had a big breakfast. Pancakes, and bacon at Roy Rogers. I know, I know so I just wanted a banana for lunch. I asked a guy how much for one, he said take it. I am telling you I never enjoyed a banana so much in my whole life. It was so sweet and tasted so good. They don't taste the same in the store. I thought a banana was a banana but they aren't. It was goooooooood. That was a trip from Quincy Market. Then we went to Feneli? Hall. It had a lot of retail shops and an information booth in it. I learned a lot. Outside of the hall a few black men were entertaining the crowd by dancing and doing some great tricks. They then passed the hat. They were fun to watch. Across the street was the memorial for the people who died in the concentration camp. You walk through 6 towers each towers had 1,000,000 numbers of those killed in the camps. On granite surviviors were asked to make a quote of what happened and then asked to the dedication ceremonies. It was quite sombering. At the end they had a big bucket of stones that you placed on the granite. That says you were there. All total I walked 8377 steps which is 3.35 miles. I am so glad that Gary took me on this trip. Now I can say I was on a Duck tour. I have been to Radio City Music Hall, Broadway to see a play, Saratoga Races, Block Island, Train Ride Lunch through New Hampshire and on a couple ship runs where we just drop passengers off at the dock for their cruise. This year I wanted to go on the Lake George lunch cruise, which I would have paid for but learned yesterday it was sold out. emoticon Oh yell, gotta save something for next year. If you are interested in seeing what I did, here is the link.

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MAMAOWLS 7/18/2013 2:49PM

    Sounds like fun. Some day we are going to make it back east and see some of the sights there. We really enjoy traveling. I'll retire in a couple of years then we can go further away from home. We don't like to be rushed when we travel so we only go places close to home because we can't be gone for an wxtended period of time.

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GEORGE815 7/14/2013 7:12PM

    Great time in bean town.

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ADEWYN 7/14/2013 5:19AM

    Fanueil Hall...and Boston is great to visit a bitch to get in and out of.. lived in mass for most of my life... did all those things in school trips.. so much history :) so much to do all around the state and Vermont and new hampshire and maine.. Glad you had a great time!!Quincy market and Fanueil Hall are one of my 2 favorite places :)

hugs and love

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PAULAAUTUMN 7/9/2013 9:36AM

    Sounds wonderful and who would have thought a farmers market would be cheaper than the store. emoticon

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MRS_TOAD 7/9/2013 8:29AM

    What a wonderful trip!

Sounds like you can already plan out next year's adventure. emoticon

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LIVEDAILY 7/8/2013 10:51PM

    Lucky you!! That trip sounds like it was a lot of fun. You deserve it!! I've always wanted to visit Boston - never have; it's on "my list"!!

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GABY1948 7/8/2013 1:04PM

    Glad you had such a great time...makes me want to go there...DH is always trying to get me to...he was there before. Have a great week!

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ECOAGE 7/8/2013 8:59AM

    I'm glad you enjoyed my city.

You make me want to do all the tour things --- some I've done years ago, some never visited. A reminder to take advantage of what's in our own backyards!
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GABIBEAR 7/8/2013 1:08AM

    Sounds like an absolutely wonderful time Bonnie!!!! I'm so glad for you!!!! Congrats on your steps!

Gabi
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SPARKFRAN514 7/8/2013 12:45AM

    Free bananas are always good glad you enjoyed it and as for breakfast you worked it walking the market and on the tour way to go on the miles you walked and you needed the big breakfast to do all the walking

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DJ4HEALTH 7/7/2013 10:37PM

    Glad you had fun and had a history lesson too. DC has allot of that there too.

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JESSICABOOTY 7/7/2013 8:12PM

    Isn't it so much fun to have all that history right around you? You can't take 2 steps without running into a piece of history. emoticon

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KEEPITSIMPLE_ 7/7/2013 7:50PM

    Sounds like a wonderful trip. I'm glad you had a wonderful time!

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TEXASTITCHER 7/7/2013 7:48PM

    Sounds like a lot of Fun - I liked the Freedom Trail and loved being in New England

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AJDOVER1 7/7/2013 6:19PM

    I'm so glad it was a fun day for you! Thanks for sharing it with us.

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SUSIEPH1 7/7/2013 5:22PM

    Love that you had so much fun .. I can tell that you were having a ball.
Loved the link .. Thank you so much for sharing your joyful day with us. Xxx emoticon emoticon emoticon

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ROCKRUNNER404 7/7/2013 3:33PM

    emoticon Glad to read about your fun day. We have the duck tours in Pittsburgh area here too!

emoticon that you logged 3.5 miles too!

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AUNTB63 7/7/2013 3:19PM

    Sounds like a wonderful time....glad you enjoyed yourself (including that banana LOL) Will check out the link a little later. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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KICKINGKILOS 7/7/2013 3:16PM

    I need to go to Boston sometime. Seems you had a ball!!!

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2BEHEALTHY2014 7/7/2013 12:59PM

    Sounds like a great trip!

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CAROLJEAN64 7/7/2013 12:54PM

    I've been on a duck boat tour in Boston and they are fun. I wish I had know about the Farmer's Market; it sounds wonderful.
I love reading your blogs about your trips. Your enthusiasm just bubbles up out of the words.

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L*I*T*A* 7/7/2013 12:27PM

    so great it turned out so well,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

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LOVESLIFE48 7/7/2013 12:21PM

    Sounds like you had an awesome time! emoticon

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NEWCHINELO 7/7/2013 11:50AM

    great time you had!

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1CRAZYDOG 7/7/2013 11:39AM

    Glad you had such a great time and hooza on the freebie banana! HUGS

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NEW-CAZ 7/7/2013 11:06AM

    We certainly do get ripped off at the supermarkets Bonnie/

sounds like you've enjoyed yourself! emoticon on the steps emoticon emoticon

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WALLINMW 7/7/2013 10:51AM

  Keep going! You can do this.

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