Travel Blogs from Harrisburg
... a soft pretzel each at the end of the tour. We also sampled some hard pretzels in various jugs by the window sill. My personal favorite is cinnamon sticks, Baba's favorite is Little Cheesers! We're inspired to make pretzel after we go back to CA.
Tomato Pie's hot panini sandwichs for lunch. Felix has his peanut butter, nutella, and banan panini, an odd combo, but the young man seems to savor his lunch. While ...
... 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 ...
... Texas and his girlfriend in Boston--but they seem well settled in here in Small Town Pennsylvania
"Lot's of history here--many of the houses are over 200 years old. Some of them have secret rooms inside where they would hide escaped slaves during the Underground Railroad period..."
He goes on to tell me more about secrecy in this region "A lot of Freemasons around here... ...
... and this one is east of that Berlin.
Here I continue to notice darker colors in the houses (dark greens and reds) giving it a sort of Bavarian feel. I also see a different sort of "half timber" house: in between each log is a layer of sealed stone... looks nice.
And with that I head on back south to continue my loop of Adams ...
... to get their furniture and wares to market... Isn't that kind of cheating?
I'll get into that more later--in fact, I have an "Amish Region Superhike" in planning stages right now!
Further up ahead is a country store--and this one I find quite inspiring. Browsing through the goods, I check the labels and find--most of it was made by small businesses right here in this region! Canned pears from East Berlin... sausage from ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking
- Pets allowed