Hilton Garden Inn
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- Swimming pool
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May 6, 2015 - We woke today to a gentle rain falling on downtown Scranton. This was the first time we have encountered rain since the night we flew into Atlanta, some eighteen days ago. But rain or shine, the highway was calling and we left this charming Pennsylvania town shortly after 8:00 a.m.
As we drove away from the Hilton Hotel, we noticed all the old and large buildings that make up the downtown ...
... the fall out of a nuclear attack.
This bunker was built secretly "in plain sight" between 1958 and 1961 when the Virginia Wing of the Hotel was being constructed. President Eisenhower organised the very secretive bunker and the cost at time of construction was eleven million dollars. Part of the arrangement for the building of the bunker was that the Federal Government also paid for the construction of the extension of the Hotel.
... anywhere. We made our way across the Ohio River into Wheeling, WVa and after that things got interesting. Most of the roads were well marked with curve, chevron signs and speed limits posted for the up coming turns. There was one particular hairpin just outside of a medium sized town that almost ended the trip on the day it started. I even spoke with another rider from Canada days later and he knew of the exact turn I was speaking about. It ...
... t remembered how to use the CB radios yet).
So with Stuart in his new boots, on new bike and still rubbing jet lag out of his eyes off we set. Heading in the general direction of Chicago, we had booked into a B&B in Philippi. (For those with some biblical but no geographic knowledge this is not the city belonging to the Philippians to whom the Apostle Paul wrote to in the first century AD, its the one in West Virginia. It is famous for being the ...
... ENTIRE trip.
While we're looking forward to being home we'll miss traveling, seeing new sights filled with new experiences. Till our next trip...............
Family Folklore: As we were driving home from our trip Steve was already dreaming of next summer's trip. He even bought some new travel books to start planning!!