Boston, Massachusetts

In early June we spent a fun day exploring Boston. Started out by getting off of the T in Boston Common. Followed the red brick and red painted line on the sidewalk that led us along the Freedom Trail. Walked toward the Massachusetts State Building through Boston Common. The park was clean and fresh from the rain and everything was so beautiful.

Massachusettes State House, Boston Common

The dome is actually gilded in 23k gold!

Boston Archetecture

Lovely Buildings and Brick Walkways

Loved walking along the brick and cobblestone sidewalks. So much to look at in this amazing city!

Cannoli Boston North End

Cannoli

As it started sprinkling, we stopped for some cannoli and cappuccino at Cafe Dello Sport in the North End.  Grabbed a window table with a great view of the neighborhood and took a few minutes to relax and enjoy.

Florentine Cafe Boston North End

Florentine Cafe

Continued following the red brick line exploring historic points of interest throughout the day. Later, had a wonderful dinner at Florentine Cafe, also in the North End. This place has windows that go practically from floor to ceiling that open up to get a breeze and lovely view. Great way to spend an evening. Ordered the Ravioli di Zucca. I had never seen anything quite like it before- ravioli filled with fruit mustard, pumpkin, kiwi, orange, pear, figs, cherries & romano cheese tossed with butter, sage, rosemary & topped with parmesan cheese. It was delicious! So glad I tried it.

Brewer Fountain Boston

Brewer Fountain

Brewer Fountain in Boston Common.

Custom House Tower Boston

Looking Up

Custom House Tower– Boston’s first skyscraper– is now a hotel.

Boston Back Bay Shops

Back Bay

This photo is an example of the cute and trendy shops you can find in the Back Bay area.  Blocks of amazing beautiful old buildings filled with restaurants and shops to explore. I just can’t get enough of walking along the tree lined sidewalks admiring the scenery –endless brickwork, wrought iron gates, and and ornate doors.

For visiting the city, a useful site to check out is:

www.aviewoncities.com/boston.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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