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Orleans isn’t the quaintest town on the cape, nor the largest or most renowned. Yet it remains my favorite. Set just above the crook of the arm of the peninsula, it’s far enough out to discourage day-trippers but on the easy side of the long, traffic-clogged slog up Route 6 to the outer cape. It’s a real place, not a stage set.

Rainer Jenss and his family have just started their around-the-world trip, and they’ll be blogging about their experiences here at IT. The first stop on their itinerary? Cape Cod. “Where’s the first stop?” was one of the most common questions people asked us when they found out about our planned trip around the world. When…