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The Freedom Trail...and the drag show

Boston, United States


So our first day in Boston we once again to attack it with as much energy as we could muster! After walking through china town to South station to book our tickets to Philly we ambled over to Boston Common to begin the freedom trail. We started full of energy looking at each landmark ( although since we didnt buy a guide not quite sure what everything was), sticking closely to the bricked or painted red line on the floor. After 2 hours and a few Miles we ended at Bunkers Hill Monument over the other side of a very questionable bridge. We had seen 16 of the countrys most historic monuments at this point...apparently! On the way back to the hostel we thought that a drink would be well deserved so we stopped at the friendly neighbourhood cheers bar!! After a quick drink we headed back to the hostel for a shower n change before we went out with the hostel to a drag show (although im pretty sure sunil sneaked to the pub to watch the baseball while i showered). So we arrived at a bar called jaques in a quiet(er) area of Boston and and sat down ordered drinks and prepared for the show. The russian drag queen 'Katya' was hilarious as was Becca Le Bus. Believe me I do have pictures to follow just struggling to get them up right now!! After a good night at the show we ambled back to the hostel through a scarily quiet college town, to a disturbingly loud room, where all 3 of our roommates were snoring so loud i slept with loud music on to drown it out and a pillow over my head!! Bye for now x

permalink written by  Ruck2905 on October 7, 2008 from Boston, United States
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Sounds like a hoot in Boston!! Is your room mixed people or is this one where u have to sleep with Sunil elsewhere? How's the weather in Boston, is it much colder? xx

permalink written by  Jane Perkins on October 8, 2008


Yeah its a lot of fun. We are still in the same room but its all guys apart from me right now. The weathers not to bad really sunny but a definate chill in the air, especially at night! x

permalink written by  Ruck2905 on October 8, 2008


I hope you didnt cross the line like your big broth was tempted to do all those years ago!!! Just been speaking to you on the phone sounds like your night at tHE DRAG SHOW SOUNDS EVEN MORE ENTERTAINING THAN WHAT YOU HAVE WRITTEN oops! about here. Cant wait to see teh photos. Stay safe looking forward to speaking to you on Friday. xx

permalink written by  Mum on October 8, 2008

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