Country Inn & Suites Newport News South
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... Washington's arrival and a rousing speech imploring Williamsburg's residents to join the revolutionary militia. The girls were thrilled to see the cannons firing, emitting a sulfurous odor which reminded us of Rotorua (see Big Trip v.1). Touring the governor's palace and capitol building, we gained an appreciation for the tensions that led to Lord Dunmore's fleeing the colony with his family, and the growing movement to break away from the Crown. ...
... birthday is the 29th and we weren't sure exactly where we'd be, so we celebrated early. Tonight we took a tour, again in candlelight, called the Ghosts Among Us. It too had historical impetus as all of the stories involved actual residents of Williamsburg. We also explored Jamestown,(they've done a lot of new excavation) and were able to learn so many new things about America's first settlement. I knew that Yorktown had been a decisive battle in the revolution, but ...
... quarters, Mulberry Row, to reflect the "enslaved servants" who worked for one of our most esteemed founding fathers. Very interesting! Tomorrow it is back to Williamsburg. PS Thank you to all who have mentioned the Giants. We have been keeping up and haven't seen all the games but have caught many. My last two blogs have been done watching the World Series. Last night was great, but now they are 5 behind, 7th inning and it's almost 11:00. Games get late here on the east coast. Go ...
... no visible modernities to give the game away (save a Mazda in the backyard of someone's house - some of the buildings are still habited). When I say big, this place was huge, we spent 2 hours walking around it, and could have spent double that time. We recommend it for anyone that likes history. We went to our hotel which was very nice, a big room and an indoor pool which we took advantage of straight away! Considering how hot it was today, we ...
... poor effort to tie it...
When we got out of the water we laid in the sun and then played some bocci ball. That was a good time :) We weren't there too long though. We left to bring Joel's stuff back to his house and hung out with his family for a little while talking about the cruise and how much fun we all had. Everyone told embarrassing stories about my dancing, Joe's sexy man competition and Dipan's salsa skills! We were all wishing we could go back...