Tag Archives: Mark Twain
I mentioned earlier this week that I would share some photos from my visit to Mark Twain’s house in Hartford, Connecticut. This isn’t the first time some of the photos appeared on this blog. Back when I first started blogging … Continue reading
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is one of my all-time faves. I don’t think I’m alone when it comes to loving this book. Here’s the blurb from Goodreads: “All modern American literature comes from one book by … Continue reading
Today is the 4th of July in the States. Even though we live in London, we still try to celebrate all the American holidays. Tonight we’ll lift a glass in a salute to the US. Instead of having one travel … Continue reading
One of my favorite quotes by Mark Twain is “Be good and you will be lonesome.” Actually I have this quote on one of my pint glasses, which means that I adhere to his advice. Have a wonderful and safe … Continue reading
Ever since I read Mark Twain I’ve been fascinated with the Mississippi River. Over a year ago, I finally saw the river in person when I visited New Orleans. The river did not disappoint me and now I want to … Continue reading
Mark Twain’s house in Hartford, Connecticut.
Not all of my sightseeing includes historical places. I like to mix the “serious” with fun. After touring the Twain and Stowe houses we headed to the Olde Burnside Brewing Company located in East Hartford, Connecticut. The website states that tours are available … Continue reading
Right next door to the Mark Twain House is the Harriet Beecher Stowe House. As a history nerd this was a pure delight. Two houses of historical people…well it was almost overwhelming for me. After the tour of Mark Twain’s place … Continue reading
On a whim last week we decided to go out of town for the weekend. We ended up in Hartford Connecticut. We had been there before but we weren’t able to do some of the stuff we wanted to do … Continue reading
To visit the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut.