Holiday Snaps

Boston’s glass skyscrapers give the city a sense of lightness. I loved the reflections of buildings and sky, and the contrast between old and new.

boston-glass

More pictures of “Bawston”.

"Bawston"

Boston in bloom. We stayed in the neighbourhood of Beacon Hill and everywhere you looked were the most colourful window boxes, beautifully bright against the red brick buildings.

Boston in bloom

Top left: hydrangeas in window boxes, bottom right: the corner garden centre; and bottom left: a gorgeous gargoyle in a public park

Boothbay Botanical Gardens – I thought the porcupine sculpture would not look amiss in my garden, but the price was a bit off-putting.

boothbay-botanical-gardens

 

This is the Nubble Lighthouse at Cape Neddick, Maine. It reminded me of Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, although the movie wasn’t shot here.

nubble-lighthouse

 

This is the Portland Head Light at Cape Elizabeth, Maine.

the Portland head Light at Cape Elizabeth, Maine

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birdhouse  on the fence at Portland Head Light

And finally, some magnificent Maine mansions.

Maine mansions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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5 Responses to Holiday Snaps

  1. Wendy says:

    Really enjoying following you on your USA adventure.

  2. Mike says:

    Great photos. Buon compleanno.

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