I liked Portland so much, I'd be happy to live here. I say that knowing I was there in the summer and
that the winter is long. It was sad to leave and I hope we go back one day.
The Portland Observatory!
View from the tower looking west.
Looking east toward the ocean.
Model showing construction.
The Victorian Terrace, our hotel.
Interesting building at the start of the walking tour.
One of the oldest buildings in Portland. 1783 I think.
Missions to Seamen building.
It's hard to see the timber for all the staples!
Fancy historic hotel building.
Small building, large smokestack.
Pretty building somewhere on our walk.
Entry to the building in the last photo.
This building caused an uproar.
Geothermal heating and cooling?
Americans, please take note.
The Lucky Catch lobster boat! (The far boat.)
Another bay, another pretty sailing vessel.
Captain David bringing in a trap.
Ready to push the trap back in the water.
Gulls lunging for old bait.
The beach at Fort Williams Park.
Looking towards Portland Head Light.
The main channel into Portland.
The lighthouse keeper's house.
The mandatory view of the lighthouse.
One of the Cape Elizabeth lights.
The fog horn at Cape Elizabeth south of Portland.
Weird chairs outside a restaurant.
As close as you can get to the Cape Elizabeth light.
Kennebunk, across the river from Kennebunkport.
Picturesque church in Kennebunkport.
Someone has a lot of money.
A most impressive house at 6 Eastern Promenade (crn Munjoy St).
The tower from the USS Maine.
These pilings don't look like much but …
The end of the line. Or the start.
Mural on an industrial building at the waterfront.
A pretty boat for tourists.
Some building on Commercial Street.
The tour guide had mentioned the building code …
Non-judgment day is near.
The park in front of our hotel.
After our first stop for fuel just outside Washington, we did 1786 miles (2875km) averaging 31.3mpg (7.51 l/100km) which is OK but our old Escort would have achieved 40mpg.