My Day With Mansions

Today I went to The Breakers!

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(The picture was taken with my new camera!)

It really was awesome because it was a historic place and it was gigantic and full of shiny things! There was an audio tour of the house or should I say mansion? After that I went to Rosecliff. There was another audio tour of that mansion. Finally we went to the Marble Mansion and had yet another audio tour. This, I thought, is getting ridiculous.  But then we came home. Then we went to Chipotle where I got a taco, and now we are home.

At one of the mansions there was a painting of a boy holding three kittens!

Also, I met some kids today.  Their names were Matthew and Timothy.

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I made friends with them and one of them got a splinter or something in his foot but I’m not sure what it was. I liked them because they were really nice even though they liked to throw grass on my head.

I say “Thanks Mommy” for the help you gave me with editing this post and “Thanks Daddy” for helping me with the pictures.

 

 

 

 

 

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12 thoughts on “My Day With Mansions

  1. What a great post! I went on a five week RV trip with my family when I was 10, and your writing about your day totally reminds me of it. I wish I had a blog to look back on now that I’m grown up and have kids!

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  2. Like the photos from your camera, the mansions are interesting, saw them years ago. I’m your Aunt Nancy’s friend, love following your adventure

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  3. Great post J!!! And excellent pictures. I enjoyed the Breakers when I saw them when I was around your age–the audio tours are probably the same. 🙂

    I loved reading about your day! xo

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  4. Jules! You visited two of my favorite mansions in Newport! Rosecliff being super-duper favorite. I love the white, heart-shaped staircase and the beautiful living room that brings to mind the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles.

    Hope you have lots more pictures to share during your trip!

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  5. Juliana, what a fantastic look into your day! That sounds like a ton of audio tours… when you’re in India, my favorite audio tour was at this palace, which you should check out if you go to Jaipur! https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawa_Mahal

    We really loved keeping up with what you’re doing, and hope to read more and see some more of your photography.

    PS: We also had tacos tonight 🙂

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  6. I’ve never been to these places, so your photo of the mansion is appreciated. It’s spectacular! I wish I’d seen the portrait with the kittens. I suppose it reminds one of how real families lived in such imposing buildings. Thanks for sharing your trip with us.

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  7. Jules! Fantastic post – I went to visit the Newport mansions with my mom and this brought back such great memories. Can you imagine what a game of hide and seek must have been like at the Breakers! Keep posting as we love reading them.

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  8. Wow! 3 audio tours in a day! I don’t think I’d do too well with that either. The “cottages” look beautiful though.

    Great job on your blog entry

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