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« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2019, 10:48:12 am »

Tomatoes have gone tinned. They started off really fresh but that freshness was lost in a few days, and they were best avoided for salads though OK grilled for breakfast.  I note for the last day or two they are tinned at breakfast.  I suspect our ship will be resupplied in New York and we'll see a similar series of steps played out as we return across the Atlantic later this month.

Greetings from Boston, where our ship arrived early yesterday evening; immigration inspection of every passenger took us will into dinner time, and based on public address calls the crew were just about all checked by the time went to bed. Today will be a full day in the city - no substantive travelogue as I suspect we'll end up exhausted, but if I find anything travel-interesting I'll post tomorrow - at sea on the way to our next port of call.

I had not intended to be "blogging" every day this month – but some things which could be of interest have cropped up and I've written them up here.  For the first week, that was all about the vessel and journey itself, and for the second week it has morphed into a look at Canadian Atlantic cities with a bias towards their transport.   For the next weeks we'll be on the eastern seaboard of the USA and back to Canada, then a further Atlantic run; some write-ups will follow but I'm going to try to avoid posting just "more of the same".

A big Thank You to the members and others holding the fort on the Coffee Shop and at home this month - appreciated more than words can say, and indeed far more than is described here.   You know who you are.

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« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2019, 12:54:27 pm »

Greetings from Boston...

Ah, Boston... last time I was there, the dominant feature was the hideous Central Artery of I-93 (a.k.a. the Distressway) - an object lesson in where you end up if you allow highway engineers to dominate town planning. I understand they've spent $22Bn fixing this little oversight...

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