18th June 2015: Boston

First day in Boston included a trip to the top of Prudential Tower
Boston subway Back Bay Fens Back Bay Fens  Fenway Victory Gardens Back Bay Fens
Back Bay Fens Back Bay Fens Back Bay Fens Back Bay Fens  Fenway World War II Memorial
Back Bay Fens  Fenway World War II Memorial Back Bay Fens  Korean and Vietnam War memorials Mary Baker Eddy Library Mary Baker Eddy Library  Including the amazing "Mapparium" ... but no photographs were allowed inside
Christian Science Center Christian Science Center  The First Church of Christ, Scientist Christian Science Center  The First Church of Christ, Scientist, reflecting pool and 177 Huntingdon Avenue, the 26-story former administration building Christian Science Center  The First Church of Christ, Scientist and reflecting pool
Christian Science Center  The First Church of Christ, Scientist and reflecting pool Christian Science Center  Reflecting pool and Reflection Hall Christian Science Center  Reflecting pool Christian Science Center
Boston Pops Symphony Hall Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  views over Beacon Hill and the Charles River Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory
Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Christian Science Center from above Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory
Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Fenway Park and my hotel Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Boston Museum of Fine Arts
Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Massachusetts Institute of Technology Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  views over Charles River Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Hatch Memorial Shell
Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Boston marathon finish line Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  views down Boylston Street Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory
Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  Think it's a "DO NOT ENTER" for me! Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory  "Who wants to be an American" quiz Prudential Tower/Skywalk Observatory Boston marathon finish line  on Boyston Street
Old South Church of Boston Boston Public Library Copley Square  John Singleton Copley statue Trinity Church  in Copley Square and reflected in the John Hancock building
Boston Public Library Charles River Esplanade  Lemon ice ... it's very very hot ... Charles River Esplanade Charles River Esplanade
Charles River Esplanade Charles River Esplanade Charles River Esplanade Charles River
Charles River Charles River Charles River Esplanade  Arthur Fiedler Memorial by Ralph Helmick.  Created from 83 sheets of aluminum to commemorate Arthur Fiedler, the conductor of the Boston Pops who catapulted the orchestra to worldwide fame during his 50-year tenure Charles River Esplanade  Hatch Memorial Shell
Charles River Esplanade  Hatch Memorial Shell David Ignatius Walsh statue  by Joseph A. Coletti. As governor, Walsh fought to give women the right to vote and to reform the state’s labor compensation system. Boston Pops banner Arthur Fiedler bridge
Boston Public Garden Boston Public Garden  George Washington statue by Thomas Ball Boston Public Garden Boston Public Garden  Pond
Boston Public Garden  Swan Boats in the pond Boston Public Garden Boston Public Garden  Guy on a guitar singing to his (I assume) girlfriend so reminded me of Andy from Park and Recreation Boston Public Garden  Squirrel!!
Boston Public Garden  Squirrel through the plants Boston Public Garden Boston Public Garden  William Ellery Channing by Herbert Adams Horticultural Hall
The New England Conservatory of Music Massachusetts Avenue Harry Ellis Dickson Park  is a small park that was developed in memoriam to Harry Ellis Dickson, an associate conductor laureate of the Boston Pops.  The sculpture is a twisted “g” clef. Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts Museum of Fine Arts  "Appeal to the Great Spirit" statue by Cyrus Dallin Museum of Fine Arts Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts  Taihu rock with natural perforations, Chinese Qing dynasty - Late 19th to early 20th century Museum of Fine Arts  Speed walking man in Museum parking lot Museum of Fine Arts  "Night" by Antonio Lopez Garcia from the series "Night and Day" Museum of Fine Arts
Museum of Fine Arts  "Day" by Antonio Lopez Garcia from the series "Night and Day" Museum of Fine Arts  "Day" by Antonio Lopez Garcia Museum of Fine Arts  "Bacchanale" by Sir Anthony Caro ... and a goose Back Bay Fens
Back Bay Fens  Temple Bell from Japan.  Inscription reads "Cast in 1675.  Brought to the City of Boston by Officers and men of the United States Ship Boston with the Blessing of the Manpukiji Temple-Sendai as a symbol of friendship and a Bond of Peace" Back Bay Fens  Hare ... I think! Snacks Today's purchases  Parks & Recreation DVD final season ...sob
Today's purchases  New bag as I have rather over purchased and need it for the trip back