The William John Inn
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... one car at a time. This made for some nerve testing moments, especially since this is the only road up/down the mountain!
Imagine two cars passing with a fraction of an inch between their side mirrors and a steep drop down with no barrier at the edge of the road! But don't let that scare you!
If you get the chance to take the road to the top by all means do it! The views are breath-taking and will afford everyone a zen-like experience.
Once at the top, ...
... the next day, so decided to stay on an extra night and make the most of the peaceful town and scenic views. After a much needed lie-in and a very chilled start to the day, we eventually decided to walk/hike up to one of the area’s many waterfalls. After a bit of research, Arethusa Falls was to be our destination. At 200 feet it is the tallest in the region and a nice 2.8-mile round trip from the road.
The incline was gradual to start with and about a ...
... for Sioux but it came out to the tune Gigi. Sioux then asked the waiter for a bubbly water and he looked shocked and said we don't sell water with bubbles but he'd check anyway. Now I now know what Sugarfoot felt like when he'd ask for a Sarsaparilla. (Anyone under 55 best Google it). He came back straight away with bubbly water in hand explaining that it's new since last week. I was a bit worried I'd have to fight our way through the car park if any of the locals found out ...
... and cheese, and heading back with the late afternoon sun breaking through the clouds, all is well with the world.
After dinner we headed back north to Bartlett. Those pretty tree lined roads through a few quaint tiny towns and predominantly rural areas were totally black under the cloudy sky – no moon or stars ...
As planned, we make our way to Limmers, a custom hiking bootmaker, that has a cult following. Our topographical map and guide to the White Mountains actually shows where their shop is and has the text ""best hiking boots on planet earth”. ...