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The Esplanade

Amplified drone
Of speeding cars,
Abrupt swish
Of air,
Push forward.
Worm your way
Into my thoughts.
Look away,
Apprehend me
With an array
Of twinkling lights. 85 more words


The Middlesex Canal - one of the oldest canals in the U.S.

The Middlesex Canal was a 27-mile canal connecting the Charles River with the Port of Boston with the Merrimack River flowing into the Atlantic Ocean at Newburyport, Mass., a center of shipbuilding and great wealth during the Industrial Revolution. 139 more words

Charles River

Smoot Bridge


aka Harvard Bridge, aka the Mass Ave Bridge, aka the MIT Bridge

It stretches across the Charles River, between the MIT section of Memorial Drive and Beacon Street in Back Bay. 761 more words


My Birthday, 2014 - A kayaking, eating, and firepit adventure!

July 12th, ish

It’s my Birthday!  Mike’s out from California!  That means we should go Kayaking, clearly.

So for the day, we hit the Charles river, taking a nice and long ride down from Allston through to Kenmore – stopping near Harvard Square for lunch, of course.   144 more words


Diversity and serenity within the city of Boston

This is a picture taken on the Boston side of the Charles river, looking towards the Cambridge side and in the direction of the famous Harvard University. 539 more words