We arrived in Boston on Sunday afternoon and so far are having a wonderful time. Yesterday here is what we did...
We are here to do a lot of the above, college hunting. Northeastern University
was our first stop. We enjoyed our tour and information session. Onto more tomorrow. From there we walked to here...
Yes, I am finally going to get to see the Chihuly exhibit.
But, I was so disappointed, they were closed for Patriots day!! So we are going back today!! And guess what they also have an African textile exhibit going on too. Happy day!!
Then we literally "ran" into this...
The Boston Marathon! Here are the runners at the 22 mile marker (well a little less than 22 miles, but when you have run that far who is really counting?) These people were just awe inspiring. We watched for about an hour and they just kept coming...
Tons of runners from every walk of life and age group! The male in the #1 spot is from Kenya and ran it in 2:03:02 and the female in the #1 spot is also from Kenya and ran it in 2:22:36. Simply amazing!! You can see more of the stats by clicking here
Then it was off to here...
Fanueil Hall and Quincy Market. This is one of our favorite spots to visit in Boston. Great food, shopping, and street performers.
Here are some performers. These young women were hunched over and the performers did flips over them.
This man was just getting set up, but we didn't stay to watch. It looked like a torture device of sorts and he had a straight jacket in his hands. So who knows what he was going to do...
Then it was on to the North End of town for some good Italian eats! Being Italian, myself, I love to walk around here and find good food. The above photo was the scene from inside Mike's pastry shop. People apparently wait for their cannoli's. But that is not what I got, I grew up eating sfogliatelle.
They are my favorite and this one was delicious!
Then onto Regina Pizzeria
. We were told that it is one of the best in Boston. So we thought we would give it a go.
Brick oven, been around for quite some time.
Here is what we had, half broccoli and half mushroom. It was good, but I must say that I have had better. Sorry to any of you who are Regina Pizzeria
die hards. It was good though, I just prefer a thinner, crispier crust and not so much cheese. But, you should give it a try and see for yourself.
Anyway, tomorrow is another BIG day. Hoping to get some good college information and see Chihuly
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Until Next Time...