Founded in 1630, Boston is the matriarch of American cities; but, thanks to a massive programme of revitalisation, the old lady is looking good.
Standing on a high dune, I look down to a sandy beach that runs away into the distance. Straight ahead is the blue Atlantic Ocean, stretching all the way eastwards to Portugal.
“That’s one small step for a man...” With those words, Neil Armstrong became the first human being to set foot on the moon. It was on July 20, 1969.