Travel Blogs from Gettysburg
... place must really be hopping during harvest time.
I don't really feel like putting on a lot of miles today. I've got a lot of stuff going through my head right now, and it seems like, sitting on a comfortable chair at Subway, staring out at the street is a good way to sort things out.
I'd really rather eat something original on my hikes rather than some fast food chain... but I'm on a tight budget, and Subway's 2.50 $ sub is hard to pass ...
... 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 ...
... So what motivated the northerners to fight? At the beginning there was no shortage of volunteers. It wasn't until the war started dragging on and the body count mounted that there were draft riots.
I ponder this as I start my walk through the vast battlefield park, lined with monuments to the regiments from every state. It starts to make sense: few of these young men had never experienced war. And when you've never experienced war, war seems fun, exciting--the ...
... walk, a chance to ponder on my travels of years past, pausing occasionally to snap a photo of an interesting barn or a herd of horses. As I'm doing little traveling these days, I'm finally getting caught up on my writing, currently writing about my 2006 trip to Central Western Africa.
Bonneauville, is not a very cohesive town--but it's a "borough", so I'm definitely counting it as ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking