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... miles or so on to Rutland, a much bigger town hampered by major roadworks on Main Street. We reached our motel, the Highlander (the dearest and worst we've experienced so far). The family diner opposite did supply a splendid supper special of beef liver and bacon with mash n onions n gravy. Yummy, for me; less so for Steph, who went for a chicken stir-fry. Would have ordered grits, if we knew what they were!
A good day in pleasant sunshine. Probably freezing again ...
Today's reruns of choice were episodes of NCIS, conveniently screened on the same channel as the Law & Order marathon from yesterday. Now we may have still had leftovers, and we may have still been chilling around the hotel until mid afternoon.
We did decide however, that since we had so much time to spare and had explored most of the town already (think of Rutland as like a Bunbury with mountains), that we should start packing ...
So today was pretty much the exact same as yesterday; chill, explore, and chill some more (I'm a poet and I didn't even know it :P). Armed with a stomach full of toast and grape jam (because apparently that's popular up here, and not as weird as it sounds), today's reruns of choice were Law and Order SVU.
After a while we decided to go exploring again, so today, instead of stepping out of the hotel and going left, we stepped out and went right. We found a Bed Bath ...
Our first day with no plans, so what do we do? Sleep in of course! We did have to get up eventually, seeing as breakfast finished at 10am (so of course we went down at 9.30am). After breakfast though, we vegged out in our room watching re-runs of anything we could find on TV.
We did eventually get hungry, so decided to go out and have a walk around to see what we could find. We ended up finding ...
... the lobby, motorcycle parked under security camera out front. Went to the gourmet grocery store next door. Had crusty bread, crab salad, and a huge can of Foster's beer for dinner. Nice hot shower, and I am a new woman.
475 miles today, easy miles.
Onward to mi casa tomorrow, hopefully. I haven't checked the weather forecast yet - still working on that can of Foster's!