Best Western Chambersburg
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... and some unusual, interactive exhibits. Even Jess had a good time though she usually hates being dragged to these military oriented museums :-). Afterwards we enjoyed going to Sheetz nearby as a novelty for us as do not have these in NY. Then back on road to VA. Have to say, starting to think NY drivers much better than the ones along this route. We heard our first y'all too. Pulled in to the Residence Inn in Harrisonburg, VA for night. Aug 5 at 9:23am ...
... typical icons of this region: the giant, well restored barns... the barbeque pit beef stands (something that's become quite popular in this region--a refreshing change from corporate fast food chains...) There's a country market that hasn't quite woken up... a church with a sign "You are Now entering the Mission Field" as its exit. I guess a reminder to the parishioners that they have a duty to try and convert the heathen whenever off church property... Off ...
... walking around to see the whole 360 degree view. These date back to the late 1800's and were found in a warehouse with watermarks and lots of damage. They have now been restored and are amazingly beautiful. Also a strong reminder of the massive fighting that these men were engaged in.
The photos will be the rest of the "history lesson"....
So we made it to Chambersburg after a long 70 mile (partly/mostly uphill) ride. The ride included passing a fun bubble machine in York (Dylan was not as excited) and having numerous roadside picnics. We also met another biker heading across the country from West to East. He was a bit ahead of us, and also named (conveniently) christopher. After passing the ...
... show me around. I'm determined not to turn down opportunties to have interesting encounters with people in my travels here in the US and this just might be one of them. All I hope is that he can give me a few interesting tidbits about this city.
But then he takes me completely by surprise. I tell him I've been living in Morocco...
"So what do you know about Mauritania?"
What!? Did I hear that right? Few people in Chambersburg know about the existence ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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