Maine, Canada And All Along The Eastern Coast Of The United States

1237 Words Sep 18th, 2016 5 Pages
I want to take a few minutes to empty my brain of all things regarding a place I hold very dear to my heart. I’ve traveled a fair amount for the short time I’ve spent on this earth. I’ve been to Spain, France, Jamaica, Canada and all along the eastern coast of the United States, but one of my favorite places to be was a mere four minutes away from my house. Hallowell is a small town of just over 2,000 people in Central Maine. The overwhelming quantity of memories I’ve made there multiplies the infectious positivity that radiates from Hallowell, and has played a major role in who I have become. Of the people I’ve encountered here in New York, people have a preconceived belief that Maine shouldn’t ever be a topic of conversation, because there’s nothing there to even talk about. They are extremely mistaken. Whenever possible, I do whatever I can to show people Maine is an amazing place to live, as well as a place to put on their bucket list of visits.
Maine has a ton to offer, and you can find a whole lot in Hallowell. It is located adjacent to the state capital, Augusta, which keeps you close to all the shops you need, without forcing it upon you. When you enter the town of Hallowell, from any direction, the speed limit undoubtedly drops to 25 due to the amount of people walking around at any time. The town is condensed into a small area, keeping a small community tight, where many prefer to walk around rather than drive. As you enter Hallowell via the “Rail Trail”, which is…
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