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4 hrs, 7.2 kms
Day Totals: 12 hrs, 22.8 kms
Next I head east just a couple of miles to Biglerville, where it becomes even more evident that this is apple country--there's even a "National Apple Museum". Almost as big as the town itself is what looks like a big apple processing plant. I see a number of Latinos (haven't seen many in other small towns in the county) so I'm guessing orchard work is a draw here for immigrant labour. I ...
... to pack in just a couple more Adams County towns before finally closing this loop in my Superhike that just doesn't want to end.
Arendtsville, is a cohesive little town with house packed tightly together on its Main Street. But no shops--nor any sign that there ever were any shops here, which seems odd. There is a little park just a block away with some plaque that tell of the history here. Arendtsville ...
... down the road the markers begin: such and such regiment or cavalry had a skirmish here... I'm looking forward to really thinking over this whole Civil War thing and how it's portrayed in the history books... but I'm going to save that until I wander around the famous battlefield of Gettysburg...
Finally up over a ridge, and there it is: the climax of this sidetrip of my ...
... college students... and of course, the occasional Open Mike... Only problem is that they're too pricey for me. I hate paying 1.40 for a doughnut (when I could buy a half dozen doughnuts at the discount store for less than that!) but I figure it's worth it to enjoy the coffeehouse vibe.
A young fellow sitting next to me ask about the guitar... and we start chatting music. He grew ...
... turkey through an afternoon outdoor grill. I think about the hazy, cloudless skies of a Pennsylvanian summer where leaves scurrying down the street before the cool breeze. I miss chilly mornings and glorious warm afternoons. My thoughts crave for dry corn stalks clattering in the wind. I think about the touch of frost on the grass and the window pane….I miss the smells of burning leaves….I miss my Home… I miss ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center