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... Arcadia out in the rural area off of route 17. I am excited to explore the area. First time traveling with the dogs this far and first time in a camper for them. Have plans for checking out the state and national parks in the area, staying on the well traveled trails as I am not wanting to come upon any snakes or gators too soon. Trying to anticipate how to ...
... small and it is difficult to tell them apart from other farms until you see the horse drawn buggies and farm equipment.
I had found a website which gave driving routes for covered bridges and joined into one of the trails at Strasburg. Most of the bridges are still in use. Many that we saw were badly affected by the flood waters caused by Hurricane Agnes in 1972. Most have now been raised above the flood height.
Zook bridge roadway was 6 1/2 feet under water but ...
... but proving difficult to photograph. This one had me climbing up the embankment to be frustrated at the prospect of not ever getting high enough to see over the trees opposite!
And eventually the hills led back to flatter country where agriculture took over the colouring and shaping of the surroundings. Corn, of course, was the major crop, and it was strong and green as it grew.
... to seeing lots of horse and buggy's, one of the curious things I have seen are the Amish riding these scooter things. They aren't allowed to ride bicycles believe it or not, so they have these non-motorized scooters that are made with bicycle wheels so at first you think they are bicycles until you see them propelling themselves forward not be pedalling, but by foot like you do a normal scooter. At dinner I picked up a book in the gift shop that had frequently ...
... on exit 343.
A couple of
problems. First, there were no signs for 276 off of 76. I should have
taken 476, but I didn't know that. Besides, if I missed it, I knew
that 76 ran into 95, and my research into the hotel showed that 95
ran into 276 on the other end. No problem.
Until I couldn't
get onto 95 north from 76 east. Seriously, no wonder the British
eventually gave up on the area. Evidently Pennsylvania has no idea
how to do road signs. I ...