The drive through Pennsylvania was long and I found out the entire stretch of I-76 through Penn is a toll road. $20 – ouch. New Jersey, although the most densely populated state, has wonderful farms in the western part of the state and beautiful beaches in the South. I spent a couple of days in New Jersey and it rained the entire time I was there, but I got to stay near the beach and work with some fellow photographers, one who just started at the Art Institute.
My next stop was Plymouth, MA. I drove through the northern part New York City, so I snapped a few photos of the George Washington Bridge while driving through it.
Next state was Conneticut. I had never been to Connecticut so it was my 47th state to visit in my life. Next was Rhode Island. My 48th state to visit in my lifetime. Now I just need Vermont and Alaska to make all 50. I have also been to Guam, USVI and Puerto Rico. In RI I found a slice of heaven – Tim Hortons! Tim Hortons is a Canadian Donut/Coffee joint that has my favourite donut (honey cruller) and excellent coffee. We do not have them in Texas and there are only a few in the US but I have to stop when I found them. (Went to one in Ohio also).
I finally got to Plymouth, MA to visit my friends Ruth & Dana. I had some excellent seafood and visited their studio. I worked on some software updates and got there flashes working properly again. I was very overcast while I was there so I took a few photos of the harbour, but I will be back there tonight and will try to take some photos of Plymouth Rock and the Mayflower replica to post later.
On Thursday I drove to Woods Hole, MA and took the ferry to Martha’s Vineyard. Cool place, Tanya would love it. I am helping some new photogs that are doing Pirate photos. Arrg. I had some extra time so I took a tour of the island to and got to admire the very old historic buildings. Had fresh clam chowder (chowda as they call it) mussels and cod fish and chips (not all at one meal) – yum!