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"Fool on the hill" The Beatles ( after a New Hampshire farm)
Saturday 11 October 2014
A motel breakfast like all the others - runny waffles, non-browning toast, solid butter, undefined milk and muffins. The fruit was good though and plentiful.
From West Lebanon we crossed back into Vermont to savour the delights of the romantically named Woodstock. Though only a shortish drive it still managed to pack in a super panorama of Fall colours and some ...
Friday 10 October 2014
Mt Washington is 6288 feet high, so since we were in the vicinity, we decided to do a day's hike up to the top. The mountain has the reputation of having the world's worst weather, totally unpredictable and extreme. Undeterred, we headed off in glorious weather, puffing a bit since we were out of form. As we climbed up through the trees, the weather turned and what had been a beautiful day turned into a tremendous storm, ...
... watch this event which occurs twice each day. It was quite an amazing thing to watch. I'll bet it is even more spectacular when the spring runoff is at its highest.
After this event we had breakfast and drove towards Woodstock NB. We saw some nice fall colors but it was obvious that the best was over so we’ll keep our fingers crossed that Vermont is still in its prime.
When we were at the ...
... but via Route 7A still. Here we took a side trip to see Abraham Lincoln's son's, Robert Lincoln, family home - well preserved and well run, offering a viewing of his family home with its original furnishings. It had a sort of homely feel to it, not overly sophisticated.
Lastly into Manchester itself and a 'coffee and fag' stop in a bustling town replete with designer outlet shops and pricey, but very nice, outdoor clothing. No, we didn't buy. And finally the ...
Now this has to be the quintessential New England town! It is my favorite place so far. Of course staying at the Woodstock Inn may have contributed to that. (thank you Dick Purbeck for the recommendation) Oh we so wished we had planned to stay longer here. By the time we realized it, the hotel was sold out. Anyway we did our best to make the most of it. We walked the quaint downtown and over to the The Billings Farm & ...