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... good to be home.Summary:
7/23-8/9 (18 days)
7,593 total miles
20 different states
24 total states (we rode thru Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and of course Pa. twice - when we went out and when we came back)
Averaged about 9 1/2-11 hours a day in saddle (except 1 day in San Francisco)
2 tender butts, red faces and tired bodies.
One VERY dirty bike
A mountain of laundry
Too many bills to count
... br> We visited Crystal Cave which was discovered in 1871. The countryside around it is rolling country with fantastic trees, very European - Pennsylvania is historically Dutch. Crystal Cave is named for the salts that are found on the walls, these were mistaken for diamonds when the cave was discovered much to the disappointment of the two farmers who were originally looking for Limestone. The cave has been ...
... on the side. It was very tasty.
On the way back from the restaurant, I stopped to gas up my bike. Then I decided I should check and fill my tires before returning to the motel. It feels good to get to the room prepared to ride first thing in the morning.
The final treat for the day is to finally have wifi connection tonight for the first time in 3 ...
... shoes - so far my feet love them, and no pain at all today. Saturday, June 28 2014 Waking up to nice cool morning :). Hiking was great today, a lot of the usual awesome views, and some more good stuff. First up was a box turtle....that could actually run! He almost got away from me...lol...but just almost...I got him! Next we ran into trail magic, Bag Of Tricks and Jester! Great individuals, great stories from both of them. We chatted for a long while, ...
... and glad to see us. He was only expecting Gabrielle and Cheyenne. On Steve's recommendation we had lunch at Bert's Diner in Palmerton. Marie had pork chop with mash and fried onion rings, I had calf liver with green salad and carrot and raisin salad,and a peanut butter and chocolate milkshake and rice pudding - HUGE and yum. Gabrielle had breaded mushrooms (only 12 this time) and clam strips. Chey had a ...
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