Gettysburg Pond View Farm Inn Bed & Breakfast
Travel Blogs from Gettysburg
... the brake controller gave us no problems today, so John was less nervous. In order to expedite our travels, we ate both lunch and dinner out. We had lunch at a McDonald's at a travel plaza and had dinner at a local restaurant in Chambersburg called Dilly's. I took a photo of us parked at the travel plaza. We are required to park among the trucks where we are always dwarfed. See if you can find us.
The fall colors are ...
This morning we went back to thee Amish Village and heard the Amish story from an Amercian person. Then we stopped in Gettysburg for lunch (french cafe).
Then to the Museum. This was very well done. They had a painting depicting the Battles ...
... we drove through beautiful agricultural country side and actually stopped at a tiny town, called "Abbottsville." Good omen or bad?? Passed through another small town, called East Berlin. In this town, as in many others nearby, the people have Germanic names as do many of the locations. Had lunch in a 1950'style cafe that was run by Mennonites, similar to the Amish. Practical and simple people. On our way to a nearby winery we drove through a harsh ...
Finished up with the wedding, and stayed an extra day.....had breakfast with Wes and Dixie, and then off to pick some furniture up. Stayed over at Wes and Dixie's place the rest of the afternoon and then head to a place in Olean, NY (GoodTimes) was maybe the worse place I have ate at in a long time.....will not do that again. Anyway we left the next day stopped off at ...
... As to the harrowing part of our day, we ended up driving many miles on US Hwy 30 through the Allegheny Mountains. They tend to engineer their roads out here straight up and straight down the hills (these really are not mountains as we know them). There are several stretches where the truck speed limit is 20 mph due to the 9% down. This made for some exciting moments on the road, but of course all was well under control and we rolled into Gettysburg unscathed.
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