Rhode Island Rain, Hyannis Harbors and Plymouth Pilgrims

Heräsin yhtenä aamuna lähes tasan vuosi sitten Cape Codin läheisyydessä, unelmissa rantaa ja merielämää, katsoin ulos ikkunasta ja… satoi. Varasuunnitelma siis kehiin ja äkkiä.

I woke up one morning nearly exactly one year ago in the vicinity of Cape Cod, thinking of beaches and the ocean, looked out the window and… it was raining. Cue Plan B, and fast.

Newport

Läheltä löytyvä Newport, Rhode Island tarjoaa nähtävää ja viehättäviä pikkukatuja nähtäväksi myös sateella. Nautimme itse suuresti calamari-caesarsalaatista ja paikallisesta Narragansett -oluesta sekä kauniista pikkukaupungin rakennuksista. Ei yhtään hullumpi paikka. Lisäksi päästiin käymään tässä pikkiriikkisessä osavaltiossa, joka on siis Yhdysvaltojen pienin ja myös reilusti esim. Chicagon kaupunkia pienempi alue.

The close by town of Newport, Rhode Island offers sights and charming little streets to stroll, even when it rains. We immensely enjoyed a calamari caesar salad and some local Narragansett beer and all the beautiful small town buildings. Not bad at all. We also got to visit this tinier than tiny state, which is the smallest of the United States and much smaller than for example the area which covers the city of Chicago.

Hyannis

Sää selkeni hieman ja jatkoimme uhkarohkeasti matkaa Cape Codille katsomaan Hyanniksen satamakaupunkia. Siellä meitä ilahduttivat Cape Codille johdattavat mahtipontiset sillat, merimaisemat sekä tottakai JFK:n muistomerkki. Kotimatka taitettiin uskomattoman kauniissa auringonlaskussa takaisin majapaikkaamme Plymouthiin.

The weather cleared a bit and we adventurously continued our trip to Cape Cod to see the harbor town of Hyannis. Once there, we were delighted by the pompous bridges leading over to Cape Cod, the ocean views and of course the JFK memorial. Our drive back home to Plymouth was colored by an incredibly beautiful sunset in the sky.

Plymouth

Majapaikkamme Plymouthin parhaita paloja olivat pitkät hiekkarannat, viihdyttäjät entisaikojen pyhiinvaeltaja-asuissa, Persy’s Placen erinomaiset aamiaiset ja mahdottoman hyvät kirppisapajat. Ulkoilmaelokuvakin tuli bongattua. Näille seuduille pian takaisin!

Our humble abode Plymouth offered long sandy beaches, entertainers in old time pilgrim outfits, the excellent breakfasts at Persy’s Place and impossibly good thrift store finds. We also caught an outdoor movie. I’d really like to go back to these parts soon!

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12 thoughts on “Rhode Island Rain, Hyannis Harbors and Plymouth Pilgrims

  1. I don't think I have seen a plan be, ever be so great! Awesome shots, I particularly love the one of the stone wall with the bronze coin looking head.

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  2. I have to agree, not a bad Plan B!!! And it always gets me bit confused when the place names in States are the same as back in the UK, Plymouth to me brings in mind Devon and its rolling hills in the UK. 🙂

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  3. Seems like any plan is successful there. I know people who go travel there from Europe for holidays every year, and I am hoping to see the area this autumn with the colourful foliage. As always, your photos are really lovely!

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  4. See for me all the English place names are mostly unknown… but of course I understand that they came first and the US later. Muna vai kana, vai miten se oli. 😀

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  5. I loved it so much that I need to go back one day too. Autumn is definitely my favorite time of year – would be grand. And thanks! 🙂

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  6. You made me homesick for a place I'm not from, but my dad is and I miss trips to New England.Love the big homes, food, and beer!

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