Category: Indian Summer

SWISS A330-300 (registration HB-IHA) at the gate Geneva 0

SWISS Airbus A330-300 economy class, Geneva to New York

For professional reasons we decided very late for the upcoming holiday. The goal stood but due to the travel period from late September to early October quickly fixed: Indian summer on the east coast of the United States. In early August we received a relatively cheap flight with SWISS from Tegel on...

Across the Charles Revers with views to downtown 2

Boston: Cambridge and Freedom Trail

Unsere erste Nacht war schon 5:30 Uhr vorüber. So etwas passiert, wenn man schon kurz nach 21 Uhr todmüde ins Bett fällt. Das schlechte Frühstück der Motels in den USA war ich ja schon gewöhnt. Dementsprechend erwartete ich nicht viel, sodass ich sogar überrascht war, frische Bananen und Äpfel im...

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Boston: from the USS Constitution to Marblehead

After a very good breakfast, with fresh fruit, smoothies, yogurt and many other delicious things, we went for the second time on the way to Boston. In just 30 minutes we were on the interstate in the middle. Our goal was the second part of the Freedom Trail through Boston. – Copp’s...

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Rockport and Kittery outlet

As the Eagle House Motel offered no breakfast, we went in glorious sunshine and something cool temperatures to the harbor of Rockport to where our own breakfast with us to grow. On the way we got us another coffee and a few muffins. is the harbor of Rockport Shortly after seven o'clock...

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Pemaquid Lighthouse and the Park Loop in Acadia National Park

Well rested and with a very small breakfast at Americas Best Value Inn Brunswick, we were on the way to Pemaquid Lighthouse and then to Acadia National Park. On the way there through the trees showed already in a great Indian Summer look. Pemaquid Lighthouse Arriving at the lighthouse we paid...

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Hiking in the Acadia National Park

After a short and troubled night at the Sunrise Motel it went off without breakfast around 7:30 am. Our first stop was for this reason a gas station to get apple strudel and coffee. Then we drove to the Acadia National Park. Acadia National Park – Cadillac Mountain Our first day's ride was the driveway to Cadillac...

Seaplane on Lake Rangley 0

Bald Mountain Trail at Mooselookmeguntic Lake

The next morning we enjoyed a fairly basic but good breakfast. Then we made our way to Mooselookmeguntic Lake. The trip there took about 2 hours and took us through places like Belfast, Belgrade, Fryeburg and Rome. The Americans were not then find very resourceful in place names. The scenery was...

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Mount Washington

The Mount Washington rises in the US state of New Hampshire, and is one of the White Mountains in the Appalachians. With 1,917 meters it is the highest peak in the Northeastern United States. In fine weather, and on weekends it is important to arrive early, otherwise you at the entrance of the car...

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Kancamagus Highway and Flume Gorge

This morning there was again a great breakfast in the Gun Ho Lodge: homemade pumpkin bread and quiche – delicious! Shortly after 9 pm we were on our way because we had a pretty long drive along the Kancamagus Highway to the Flume Gorge in Franconia Notch State Park before us. Indian...

View from Mont Royal 0

Montréal

After the typical American breakfast at La Quinta Plattsburgh we packed our car again and went on their way to Montreal in Canada. Just before the ramp onto Interstate I-87 north we stopped at a Lowe's-Baumarkt. While caching in the past few days, we often found small magnetic boxes, which...

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Old Montreal

This morning we went again purely to Montréal, in the old town. Parking is possible in part by the roadside, but most of them with parking machines (max. 2 hrs. A $ 6). But this is still cheaper than the surrounding car parks. Basilica Notre-Dame Basilica First we visited the Basilica of Notre-Dame...

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Trans-Kanada-Highway nach Ottawa

After visiting the Old Montreal we were on the trip to Ottawa. We drove 180 km of the Trans-Canada Highway, which runs into the real length. We lacked only a lane departure warning and almost only straight stretch we could have used for sleeping. We noticed, however, is the following...

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Diefenbunker – Bunker from the Cold War

In the morning we started very quiet as our first day objective of Diefenbunker opened only at 11.00. The breakfast at the hotel was too expensive for us, so we went to Starbucks across the street. Diefenbunker The way to Diefenbunker in Carp took us through beautiful landscapes. Here one would expect no...

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Thousand Islands

How many islands is the Thousand Islands archipelago? The Thousand Islands because there are not only on the salad, but lying on the outflow of Lake Ontario in the border region between Canada and the United States. After our visit to the Diefenbunkers we headed south and crossed the Thousand Islands, which by the St....