I continue publishing the photos I have recently taken in Boston, Massachusetts.
The main reason of my visit to Boston was running the B.A.A. 10K Race. That’s where the name of this photo series #BostonStrong is coming from. The race itself was a very fun and unique event, – the Tropical Storm Bill had decided to visit Boston on the race day. A monsoon started in early morning and continued to the middle of the race… Running through puddles in a crowd is a lot of fun!
Anyway, this post contains a collection of pictures I had taken a day before the race while roaming the streets of Boston and walking its famous Freedom Trail.
*** Just FYI, the Harvard Bridge is measured, locally, in smoots. Oliver R. Smoot was a MIT student (class of 1962), who was used as a unit of measure for measuring the length of the bridge. In October 1958, fellow students helped Oliver to measure the length of the bridge by placing him end to end and marking the increments. The unit smoot is equal to Mr.Smoot’s height (5’7″ = 1.70 m), and the bridge’s length was measured to be “364.4 smoots plus one ear”.
Video: Boston from the Harvard Bridge
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