Country Gardens Farm Bed and Breakfast

506 Rock Point Road, Mount Joy, Pennsylvania, 17552, United States | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Mount Joy

Moo-licious!!!

A travel blog entry by piming

84

... with quite a few food delicacy tours. First stop is Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery. When we pulled into the parking lot, all of us couldn't quite believe how small the shop is, at least from outside. The building was built in 1861, with the charm from old time. The tour was very informative. We learned how to make pretzel/tie the pretzel knot. Every step of the pretzel making has a special meaning.

Baba bought ...

1817. The Traffic Circle

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

14

... Texas and his girlfriend in Boston--but they seem well settled in here in Small Town Pennsylvania

"Lot's of history here--many of the houses are over 200 years old. Some of them have secret rooms inside where they would hide escaped slaves during the Underground Railroad period..."

He goes on to tell me more about secrecy in this region "A lot of Freemasons around here... ...

1816. Interesting Architecture.

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

9

Day 309
4 hrs, 7.2 kms
Day totals: 13 hrs, 27.2 kms

New Berlin is a bit off of my route--but I've got to explore it, just because of the name if nothing else. I can't quite figure out why it's called "East Berlin"... I mean, aren't we west of the real Berlin?

Later I learn that it's because there's another "Berlin" here ...

1815. German Pennsylvania

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

10

... sticks to traffic lights). There's a sign that reads "250 Year Anniversary" of the founding of this town.

Funny thing... it doesn't look like the town itself has grown much in 250 years...

In the signs and restaurants, you do get hints that many of the people who first moved here were German.

The temperature is well below zero, but I stil manage to get out my guitar and play a quick set before my fingers start to ...

Post-visit (0022): 6 1/2 Years Later

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

9

... Place Matters"... Not sure if that's going to convince people to pump money into restoring this relic of another era...

I rearrange the pieces of my hike today so I can meet up with Khalid, a brilliant university professor, for lunch. We met just recently and I've learned a lot from him with his scientific mind and very perceptive outlook on the world. Then it's time to continue on up the ...

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