DC part 2: Spies, Dinosaurs, Media, Aviation

New York NY, 2014-12-23

Catch up mode: Engage! So I managed to make it until day 15 of the trip before falling well and truly behind on the writing thing (and I'm even further behind with the typing up and posting online), so let's catch up! Luckily, I kept notes. I'll split this into DC and NYC posts.

Warning: lots of pictures in this one!

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Boston MA, 2014-12-16

Tuesday was our last full day in Boston, and since we spent Monday in Salem, it was really our only full day in Boston. We kicked it off with an early breakfast and then a 5K running tour. The start of the tour was beside the finish line of the Boston marathon, next to the Boston Public Library. Since we were starting only 2km away from our hotel, we decided to walk there as a "warm up".

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Boston MA, 2014-12-15

One of our big goals was to see Salem, Massachusetts. The plan had been to head out early and spend the whole day out there seeing the sights, a couple of the museums before dinner and a ghost tour. Unfortunately, in a lazy morning bout of television, we discovered HGTV - a home-improvement cable channel. We watched several back-to-back episodes of Property Brothers before eventually dragging ourselves out for a morning jog around the Boston Common and Public Gardens. It felt good to be jogging again after a week or two off, although the cold air was a bit of a shock to the system.

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