Saturday 9 October 2010
Day 43 – Lobster Maine-ia
Errand ran, we got on with the main business of the day – becoming tourists again! Our day off meant we were refreshed and ready to get back on the beaten path, so we drove over and said hello to the eastern seaboard. Yep, we’ve made it to the ‘other’ ocean! This can only mean one thing; we’ve officially driven from one side of America to the other!
This achievement took place in a town called Camden, Maine. Often voted the most beautiful place in the US; it is a small seaside town that mostly caters to tourists. We grabbed a quick lunch, where I enjoyed the seafood chowder (well, it is Maine after all), then we took in the local shops. This mostly consisted of overpriced arts and crafts. There was a secondhand store that was trying to sell a bracelet I bought for £8 in the UK from ‘Accessorize’. They had the cheek to, not only pretend it was a good deal by putting it on sale from $40 to $22, but they also tried to pass it off as French to give it a more chic back-story. Can someone say scam?
Once back at the hotel we got our swim on in the world’s smallest pool before enjoying a quiet night in with pizza to do laundry and watch the Twins get whipped by the Yankees…Sigh.
So, until tomorrow…
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