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01/06/06

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Visit to Boston (Aug 21-26, 2004)

     

From the air - the Boston harbor and downtown and a section of Massachusetts beach

                 

Sailing with Huseyin on the Charles River between the Longfellow and Harvard bridges.

              

           

Biking sections of the Freedom Trail. The Bunker Hill Monument (where the colonists held off the British and somebody said "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes"), the USS Constitution (the oldest commissioned warship in the world from the war of 1812), Old North Church (where the Sexton displayed two lanterns to tell Paul Revere that the British were coming), scenes from the trail, met at Revere Mall and finally, Revere's house.

              

                 

Old State House (site of the Boston massacre), a sculpture about the Irish immigration to the US during the potato famine, Val with the democratic ass in front of the Old City Hall (if you're a Republican, stand in opposition on the footprints), hopscotch mosaic representing the oldest public school, the impressive Tremont Building, in front of Cheers (too much of a tourist trap), first Black armed contingent, State House.

           

The Hatch Shell by the river and one of the summer classical music concerts. An interesting sculpture of the

              

           

              

Various pics of the Boston skyline.

 

           

           

Animals in Boston. Ducks from the fairy tale. The moving gargoyle in Quincy market. The Museum of Science on the dam on the river.

 

        

MIT's very interesting Stata building for CS, mosaic about MIT in Kendall Square Station.

 

           

        

Scenes from Public Garden, important women of America, Vietnamese place at Newbury St, Chandrika and Usha, the US Airways terminal in LGA.

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