Massachusetts

Massachusetts - Exploring the North Shore

Massachusetts - Exploring the North Shore

The last two weeks of our month in Massachusetts were not exactly what I expected, but they were none the less quite memorable and turned out to be right up my alley. I had originally planned to spend them exploring what’s known as the North Shore with my gal pal from California, but when life’s unexpected twists and turns prevented her from coming and I suddenly found myself in the dentist chair after loosing 2 dental crowns in 2 days, the itinerary I had envisioned quite suddenly evaporated into thin air...

The Orchard in Ipswich

The Orchard in Ipswich

There’s a little town on the north coast of Massachusetts about 15 miles north of Salem in Essex county called Ipswich, originally named Agawam by the aboriginal Indians that lived there before we did. If you drive out old Argilla Road towards Crane Beach and look to your left, you will see what remains of an apple orchard and a little summer cottage perched up on the hill overlooking the marsh with just a glimpse of the ocean behind it...

P-Town and Truro and Bears, oh my!

P-Town and Truro and Bears, oh my!

If your looking for a fun place to see and some local color while on Cape Cod Provincetown, or P Town as the locals call it, is the place to go. It is situated a the very tip of the peninsula where the Atlantic Ocean and the bay side come together and is quite a change of pace from the rest of the Cape. It would be easy to spend the better part of a day just people watching if you’re so inclined,...