New England – Portland Head Light

After failing miserably to get up close to a lighthouse north of Brunswick in the Ship City of Bath, the nearest was seeing the lighthouse across the bay at 5 Islands and back of the little Doubling Point lighthouse opposite the ship yards in Bath, I put all my efforts in heading south of Portland. I could of course taken a harbour cruise and seen … Continue reading New England – Portland Head Light

New England – Kennebunkport ME

Coincidently George H Bush had just been transferred from the Bush family home for medical treatment in Maine Kennebunkport a couple of days before my visit. It helped that the day was gloriously sunny. I was on route between Freeport, ME and Merrimack, NH and made a snap decision to deviate from the route to mad a short stop in Kennebunkport, ME. I am so glad … Continue reading New England – Kennebunkport ME

New England 27 May – Freeport, ME

If you have heard of L.L Bean then you might know that they started in Freeport Maine. I think it should be renamed Beantown. This company dominate the whole town. There is an L.L Bean campus comprising of three different stores that are open 24 hours a day 7 days a week. I thought it was weird when I arrived the following morning at 08.30 … Continue reading New England 27 May – Freeport, ME

New England – Latest Road Trip 2018

The count down is on. I have done all my planning and research and this week I put the finishing touches on my latest road trip. Probably missing some ‘must not miss’ areas but feeling pretty pleased with the result. If you have read my earlier blog on planning in progress or Great Rail Journeys you will remember that I want to visit Mount Washington … Continue reading New England – Latest Road Trip 2018