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This we we took it easy with short drives each day to get from Boston, through New Hampshire and Vermont back into New York State and then south to Pennsylvania. We had a lovely day wandering around little villages filled with quilt shops and all things Amish. The last three days we have spent at the Ford Nationals at Carlisle where Paul has been in car ...
... an hour and a half just cruising the little towns near by. Found a town two over from here called Intercourse. I kid you not. It used to be called Cross Keys, but they changed it to Intercourse. The hottest selling item in the town is the 'I love Intercourse, PA' t-shirts. It did have me laughing for quite a while. I'm easily amused.
After our tour, we visited the local Pet Smart, for out doggie fix, and to ...
... smell in the air is the smell of horse ****. From the buggy horses dropping it all the time, to the natural fertilizer that the Amish use, the air is thick with dung. That's country living for you.
We have decided to do two nights here and have booked a tour of the Amish community for Monday Morning first thing. We have Monday and Tuesday already booked in Washington, and Friday booked for Savannah so we have a bit of driving to do Wednesday through to ...
... and browsed the many shops, including a wonderful quilt shop. The town changed its name only recently. I think it was previously known as Crossed Keys. I am not sure why the change. We then set off again and again got lost but ended up at an Amish farm and shop, where they served freshly made ice creams and soft pretzels that were very tasty. We eventually found our way back to Lancaster and our hotel, exhausted after a very enjoyable and informative ...
... alive and apart from their farms, they run plenty of antique and handicraft shops (their quilts are famous!) as well as restaurants and bakeries. Amish cuisine is hearty and rich and they are experts in preparing pickles, jams, meats and pretzels. Also the people are helpful, friendly and very religious - the world seems still ok in a simple, old-fashioned way.
We were the first visitors of the year at the historic ...
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