Aside from the fact I'm a little sniffly this weekend, I spent as much time out and about as I possibly could. Saturday morning, I went to Panificio Bistro in Beacon Hill on the recommendation of my friend. This place is AMAZING. I tried the stuffed french toast and basically devoured the whole meal. I didn't even realize how hungry I was until it came.
I don't walk around Beacon Hill often, but when I do, I fall in love with its charm. The houses and streets are so cute and quaint. I wandered over to Acorn Street which is one of the most photographed streets in Beacon Hill.
After walking down Acorn Street, I went to the Nichols House Museum. They were giving free tours on Saturday for International Women's Day.
After the tour, I decided to walk from Beacon Hill to Central Square.
It was a gorgeous day out. The sun was shining. It was brisk out, but once I really began to walk, I began to warm up. Along the way, I saw the gold ducklings in Boston Public Garden dressed up! Not sure who did it, but I think it's the cute!
I've been wanting to walk across Harvard Bridge for a while to see the smoot measurement. I read about it in an article last year (sometimes it takes me a while to see things) and have been curious to see it ever since! I figured out where it was and finally took some time to see it.
What is the smoot?
Well, it's a made-up unit of length used as a fraternity prank by MIT students. Oliver Smoot laid down repeatedly across Harvard Bridge so his fraternity brothers could use his height to measure the bridge.
Every year new MIT students repaint the markings to keep the history.
While walking across the bridge, I couldn't pass up the views of Boston. With the weather being incredibly nice, and the clouds looking amazing, it was picture perfect. With views like these, it's hard to not fall in love with Boston.
I made it to Central Square and stopped by one of my favorite alley ways - thanks to another friend who showed me. This alley way is lined with graffiti and changes every so often. This time there were clovers. Perfect timing for St. Patrick's Day.
Afterwards, I caught the train and went home!