I always struggle to find good topics for the blog during the summer. Or Spring break. Or Christmas time. My children are off from school for these holidays, and time becomes a spare commodity. I’ve tried with sharing other’s articles, or recommending a good read from famous newspapers. I’ve even tried sharing updates about my “most read” posts. However, most of the time, I feel frustrated with the results. It’s time to try something new!
Today, I am in Easton, MD, taking a break from my job, and from my crazy, large family. Although I’ve had two completely new experiences, I really don’t feel like talking about my shopping at a gun store, or having a great talk with Judy at the Talbot County Democratic Central Headquarters. (I’ll save them for next month, I promise!)
So, today, I want to share my journey through Easton, MD. I walked through this little Maryland community for 6 hours, had a great lunch in the historic downtown, and spent the last hour sitting on the dock of the Easton Marina Point.
Easton is a little town on the Eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay. I drove 50 minutes from Annapolis, and Washington, DC is only 1 1/2 hour away.
Just consider driving the Annapolis Bay Bridge outside the rush hours. In the summer, this means arriving before 10:00am in Annapolis and leaving late on Sunday evening if you don’t want to spend two hours queuing for the bridge. I know this for sure as it happened to me last year coming back from Chincoteague at the end of the peninsula.
This is what I love in Easton
Enjoy the pictures, and let me know if you’d like some easy-peasy reports of my travel during the summer!
– the quiet streets where you can stroll for hours
– the abandoned railroad that has been converted into a nice trail through the city
– the beautiful houses on Harrison Street
– my fantastic “Eastern Shore Crab Roll” at the Hunter’s Tavern (check the picture at the top of this blog!)
– the shops in Historic Downtown
– the Gardens of the Talbot Historic Society on South Washington Street
– and finally the simple, no frills “Easton Point Marina”, where I just sat for hours watching the water, a few boat and the sky
Please don’t forget to let me know how you like this break from my intercultural blogging. At this end, feel free to write a comment below or to send me an email.