Today we docked in Portland, Maine. Originally we were suppose to be docked in Boston but Tropical Storm Hermine caused us to flip the two ports.
The ship docked right downtown so it was easily accessible from the pier. There were a couple of hop-on hop-off shuttles when you got off the ship and some locals offering tours.
My friend Tim lives in Portland, so he met me at the pier when we docked. It was cool catching up with him. He gave me a walking tour where he pointed out all the seafood joints, the docks, and gave me a good feel for what the city is like. It’s actually quite quaint and nothing like I imagined it would be.
After the tour, I stopped off at Portland Lobster Company to grab a lobster roll and fried whole belly clams. Both were equally awesome and satisfied my lobster cravi