In August, I flew home to Maine for a mini summer vacation with my parents. Last summer, we went to Boothbay Harbor, and this summer we went to Bar Harbor, or Bah Habah if you’re a true Mainer. Bar Harbor is a popular tourist destination in the summertime; it’s on the east side of Mount Desert Island, the largest island off the coast of Maine, and it’s home to Acadia National Park – the park is 47,000 acres!
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As part of my 26th birthday celebration on the 30th, I met my aunt for lunch at Asmara, a fantastic Eritrean restaurant, and then we went to the International Cryptozoology Museum. I had no idea this place existed until I came across a write up on the Maine Travel Maven blog – I knew it would be a perfect adventure for my birthday.
But the tacky-Christmas-sweater-pub-crawl was so delightful!
The big snow storm hit our area last Sunday night, which was the night of the annual tacky Christmas sweater pub crawl, an annual event organized by some high school classmates. Like true Mainers, we didn’t let a little snow interrupt the plans – the snow may have devastated the airline industry and canceled thousands of flights, but it certainly wasn’t going to cancel the pub crawl! Continue reading
It’s true; I lobster/love Maine, especially in the summer. Minus the fact that it gets really hot & humid and most homes don’t have central air, it’s pretty fantastic. I went on a New England adventure last week, and spent the last portion of the trip at home in Maine. My dad took me up to Mount Blue, which is a state park that my family went to practically every summer while growing up. I have awesome memories of riding bikes around the campground with my sister, swimming in the lake and jumping off the big rock, playing on the playground, making s’mores … it was nice and wholesome 🙂 Continue reading