North Atlantic Blues Festival – the trip up.

Got an early start, way too early but was ready to go.

Stopped at a few places on the way.

the beginning of the Malls.

the beginning of the Malls.

my first glimpse of wildlife

my first glimpse of wildlife

I love this place.  Has so much stuff I didn’t know I needed.

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A mile outside Wisscassett, the line starts.

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Here is one of the reasons.  Red’s Eats — top 10 Lobster Roll in the country.  And ped right of way.

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My place for the weekend – SpinnAcres Alpaca Farm Retreat.  My room upon top.  Some view pics later.

My dinner, salted cod bits and chowder.

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The view from my table.

DSC_0475Stopped by the festival grounds as it was getting set up.

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You will see the difference when the show starts.

Time to smell the roses or in this cases squash flowers.

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Questions/comments, I can be reached through the Blog comments or at twblus@aol.com.  BluesBeatNews is written, produced, directed and photographed by Domenic Forcella.  My weekly Blues Beat column appears in the New Britain Herald, Bristol Press, Middletown Press and Torrington Register-Citizen.

About bluesbeatnews52

Blues columnist writing a weekly column dedicated to the Blues. The only column of its kind in a commercial (paid subscription) newspaper. Column appears in the Middletown Press, Bristol Press, Torrington Register-Citizen, and the New Britain Herald. Forcella has served on the Board of Directors of the Blues Foundation representing the Journalism constituency. Served on the Board of Directors Connecticut Blues Society as Past President and Past Editor of newsletter. Recipient: Keeping the Blues Alive award in Journalism from the Blues Foundation. Has contributed both writing and photos to nationnal blues publications.

One response to “North Atlantic Blues Festival – the trip up.

  1. Ed Stack

    Red’s Eats is always a major landmark on the way up to the NABF.

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