Comfort Inn Amish Country
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We set out at 11ish and drove to Pennsylvania. Annette spotted a former mill she had been to with family before so we stopped and had a look around. They had interesting descriptions and artefacts, and it was a picturesque spot. I spotted a few horse drawn carriages driven by Amish folk on the way for Sunday visits, as is the custom; it is quite a sight, as they dress in traditional garb. If you ...
Bit of a sleep in and breakfast provided this morning. Didn't need to be on the bus until 8am. I told tour guide it was Aofie's 17th Birthday today and we should sing Happy Birthday to her. Livened everyone up a bit more. First stop is Amish Village in Ronks, Lancaster County Pennsylvania. An Amish farm that has been turned into a museum. Had farmhouse, barn, ...
... live where they work and live and have a close bond.
Traditionally all families speak German in their homes and communities, and it is only when the children attend school do they learn English. Small schools are scattered throughout the communities and are taught by one of the Amish unmarried girls, 1-8 grade, 6-14 years, after that they leave school to work at home. There is no schooling beyond this. Amish do not rely on any government funding ...
Saturday was delightfully warm and sunny. We headed to downtown Lancaster's famous central markets. It was so nice to see the fresh produce from the area including some of the wares of local Amish folk. The kids enjoyed an authentic peanut butter or shoofly whoopie pie (two 'muffin tops' joined with creamy frosting). In the afternoon we visited with Tim & Heidi Hodge and 3 of their children. ...
... the house but the US isn't designed for walking, so for a lot of it we were walking along the side of the main road! Scary, not to mention the road dust in my eyes. Anyway, we arrived at the mill and for $5 we were assigned a guide who showed us around and told us tales of the people who had worked there over the years - the miller who got run over by his cart so set up a rail track and shop, the one who's wife set up a post office there, ...