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Travel Blogs from Mendon
... I found myself wondering why a high powered rifle, telescopic sights and human intelligence isn't enough.
The local supermarket, much like Woolies or Coles, had a wider range of baked goods in some ways than we have, also sold alcohol on shelves in the main supermarket like Tesco did in Scotland and had an in-store Pharmacy. We returned and had corn on the cob as fresh as it gets and spent the afternoon engaged in spending ...
... of Interesting Things" (MIT for short) - for a grand tour. John is a collector of amazing stuff, I'm envious of his library and as those who know me will understand - his gadget collection! Penelope has an artistic bent and has her own sections of the MIT where she has various artworks. The house has an amazing amount of well utilised space for what appears to be a normal house outside!
We met Dave who had come to do some wiring in the new shed, ...
... farmhouse built in 1809 and run by our delightful hostess, Donna.
Our first full day here began with a wonderful breakfast, provided by Donna, of fruit, fruit juice, bacon and as many pancakes and maple syrup as we could eat.
With full bellies we headed out with John and Penelope for a guided tour of the area starting with the farm. The farmhouse has the biggest fireplace I have ever seen looking like it is built out of some sort of boiler.
... sights. A Rockerfeller Nat'l Historical Park ( his mansion and grounds), the Billings farm, a dairy farm dating from the 1880s and the Sugarbush Farm where they make maple syrup and age co-op cheese, up to 8 years. We bagged Rocky and the cows after due deliberation and headed for the sweet stuff. Quite a drive it was too. This countryside just shivers me ...
... We decided on a campground near Killington VT and stocked up on supplies before the climb to the campground, which was nearly as difficult as the pass. It was late in the day, and we were all weighed down with food, so we didn't roll into camp until nearly 7pm, and by that time when we heard they offered cabins for little more than a campsite, we took it. A fire and some drinks rounded off another short, but atypically difficult day. Middlebury VT > Killington VT, 45 miles, day ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking