Boston, MA
 

Boston, MA

Boston is one of the oldest settlements in the New World.

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The place I'm staying at, 199 Park Drive.

The subway, known as "The T[a]" (short for Trolley, I assume).

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Boston Commons.

A hopscotch outside the old city hall. The building also served as the first public school.

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Hopscotch detail.

Benjamin Franklin. This is the first statue in the US that showed the person depicted in typical clothes. Other statues, such as the one of Quincy Adams just ten meters away, used the old heroic / roman style of clothing.

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The Red Sox is not as much a baseball team as a state religion.

Cityscape.

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Entering the Italian part of town.

Street in the Italian quarter.

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A small park near Paul Revere's house.

Some flowers.

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View of Boston.

Bridge detail.

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Flowers.

Old railway car near USS Consitution.

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A street on Bunker Hill.

Trees in bloom.

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Trees in bloom near a veteran's memorial.

Veteran's Memorial near Bunker Hill.

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Back street.

Statue of Francis of Asissi[b].

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View of the Italian quarter from a safe distance.

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Boston cityscape.

The city hall.

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