Hampton Inn Winchester-North
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Today is the day Ashley and I have been waiting for for months! This evening around 6 pm, we are flying out of Washington and will be landing in Madrid around 8 am (Madrid time). Hopefully we will be able to catch a few hours of sleep on the flight, even though I'm sure we both will be too excited :) Ashley and I are both nervous about how well we will be able to communicate with people when we get there. Yes, we have both been studying Spanish for years (around 7 or ...
... swung through the Historical Park to check it out. An interesting amalgam of civil war sites and histories. A couple of battle sites, the site of John Brown's anti-slavery uprising, the confluence of the two rivers and the subsequent influence on the development of Harpers Ferry, and the unique configuration of historical Harpers Ferry, which is nestled into the point of land that sits at that confluence. The town was built first on the rivers edge, then ...
... some smaller roads which are much more enjoyable in an RV. My nerves don't do well with the big trucks. There is just not enough room between us!
Our destination was Faber, Virginia at the DelFosse Winery. We learned about the vineyard through a cool website Tommy found called Harvesthosts.com. There are farms, vineyards, and other venues on the website that allow RVers to stay overnight. This would ...
... and Grandson hiking out for a week - the kid was all smiles and knew a lot of facts about the A.T. - nice to see them out and enjoying the woods together! The day was pretty normal, I did catch a blue tailed skink, and a large Black Snake. StarGazer has the photos tho - because my phone had died. After a hot/humid and wet footed 20 mile hike into Harpers Ferry W.V. , we got a ride faster then we could get our packs off ! Sitting in a hotel now, clean/dry and fed ...
... br> On south, I reach an industrial area. Unlike around Chambersburg where the industrial areas mostly consist of warehouses where things manufactured overseas are stored, here it seems they actually make stuff.
"What kind of guitar is that?" A very common conversation starter I've heard along this hike.
"What kind of music do you play? Would you play for a party or something? Do you have a business card?" Not often people get this excited ...
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