Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Discovering Portland ME

Traveling up the eastern seaboard
Portland Maine is worth a stop.

 

Built in 1858 the ruins of the Goddard Mansion remain
near the Port Elizabeth Head.


Watching both artists and ships is a quite popular way of relaxing along the shores.

Painting their vessel.


This railroad bridge swivels to make way for boats.


:)
Lots of tee shirts for fisherman!



And, of course, 'lob-stah'
as the locals pronounce it.

7 comments:

  1. ooooooh, that lobstah. I would love to eat that!

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  2. Ooh, I like your Portland, Me, pictures. I have been there a couple of times, it is a very pretty town.

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  3. the t-shirt is wonderful

    love all the shots especially the one of the artist

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  4. What a great place for a vacation. I'd love to go someday. Just checked my driving distance calculator and it's only 1,812 miles from my home!

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  5. Love sea scapes. Ah, and there he is. the painter with the umbrella:) Lobster, yum! Hope you had a great vacation!

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  6. No wonder those wonderful photos looked familiar...I live just down the coast in northern Mass!

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