Time for some travel!
We took a break from the heat here to travel to coastal Maine. And yes, it was lovely. Cool nights, delightful days of sun and lobster rolls (I managed to have one for five days running..) , a sunset cruise and lots of exploring.
I wondered how to show you all that we saw as I have SO many pictures…and realized the best way is through slide shows. So I have made three slide shows here: take your time and enjoy them!
We drove over to Stonington, Maine to the
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts
They do offer guided tours once a week which we missed, but just the walk down the wooden stairs to the fogged in water front was enough to make the trip worth it. Spectacular. The entire setting, deep in the woods and built on and around huge rock formations, was an experience not to miss.
What post would be complete without some flowers? There were gorgeous flowers in so many gardens, along the roads, and in the coves where we would stop and explore. Even the flower boxes were exceptional.
We stayed at
The Castine Inn
right in the center of town. They serve a very nice breakfast, our room overlooked the harbor and had a separate seating area, and the staff could not have been more helpful.
And yes, I really did manage to have a lobster roll each day, trying them at all the stands and restaurants we went to! They DO vary. One of the nicest restaurants we went to actually had the least tasty lobster roll. Lovely presentation and setting, but it lacked much taste. On the other hand, a small “shack” served one of the best. You just never know.
So now we’re back home for a while. And, to all of you receiving this via subscription email, I hope it goes out on time. I am still having problems….but you will get it eventually!
WHAT A LOVELY ESCAPE YOU HAD WITH YOUR HUBBY!
I have never been to MAINE but feel the NEED NOW!
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That looks a wonderful break in Maine. I have blogging friends who live there so it’s nice to see a different aspect of it. That cruise looks a relaxing way to see it. Sarah x
This looks like it was a wonderful trip! Let me know if you get an email about this comment. Michele Sager
What a great trip, Libby! I love the music in the boat cruise video. What is the song, or who is it by?
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Claudia: It’s James Hardway “On My Street”. He does great instrumentals. Yes, it was a really nice, relaxing trip with lots of cool, fresh air!!!
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What a wonderful getaway in the cool Northeast. Your photos are amazing as always. Are they from your iPhone or did you supplement with your DSLR? I’m still trying to decide whether to take my big one to France.
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