Sunday, May 6, 2018

A Day in Boston



Last weekend I met up with my friend Tara in Boston for a day filed with sightseeing.  We visited the New England Aquarium, walked the entire Freedom Trail, and climbed the Bunker Hill Monument.  Here are some of the photos I took that day.





A view of the Boston Custom House from outside the New England Aquarium.



Our first stop was the New England Aquarium, where we were greeted by fur seals.



The southern rockhopper penguins were good swimmers.

African Penguin

The African penguins were very photogenic.



Looking at the tropical fish in the tanks made me think of Finding Nemo.







While they had large turtles, I was quite fond of this little guy.



A pogo stick jumper at Quincy Market.



The Park Street Church, on the Freedom Trail.



The Massachusetts State House

Boston Common

Boston Common on a beautiful afternoon.



Granary Burying Ground



Paul Revere's grave at Granary Burying Ground



A redcoat giving a tour of the burying ground.





Boston's Old City Hall



Paul Revere statue with Old North Church in the background.



Copps Hill Burying Ground



The Bunker Hill Monument from a distance



A park in Charlestown



Boston harbor





The USS Constitution, an over 200-year-old ship.

On Board the USS Constitution

The USS Constitution is the last stop on the Freedom Trail.



Inside the USS Constitution





Walking the streets of Boston, you'll see a lot of Betsy Ross flags.



The Bunker Hill Monument...294 steps to the top!



The view from the top of the monument.

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