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Travel Blogs from Mount Vernon
... was all covered with prickles of bug splats again! (But not as badly as before.) Thus, the "June bugs!" I guess tomorrow's bug splats will be July bugs!
We checked into our hotel and were referred to "Michael's on the Lake" for supper. So off we went! It was very good. We shared a 12 oz. prime rib dinner; it was just right for the two of us. And, they gave us each our own slice - we didn't have to cut it in half (very nice!). The meat ...
Only a couple of days until our adventure begins. The packing has started and already the suitcase has shrunk! Could it be that I am overpacking?
A pollution advisory has been issued by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. It looks like we may get to experience the "Beijing pollution" that we have read about. But we have masks if needed. Another ...
... if he was kidding.
So, the story starts out!!
We have some very special friends in Mt Vernon.
So we give them a call and say we are coming and they say FANTASTIC!
What special people!!
This place is so beautiful! There are fields and fields for miles of tulips. Its awesome.
It's like you are in the country no matter where you go, yet they have everything, Costco, Walmart, Malls, Outlet store. ...
... to go to an outlet mall outside Mt. Vernon. The mall was a small one Ulli said, but there were still about 20 shops there. I was looking for a fancy pair of trousers, but couldn't find any. I did want to buy sth. so I bought a t-shirt, which was quite nice. It was sad to see how empty the mall was. There was a huge parking lot (capacity about 800 cars?) but there were only about 30. There weren't any customers in most of the shops. Rachel told us that she ...