Holiday Inn Express Altoona
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking hotel
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This morning we had our final view of the Falls. They are certainly worth visiting but you only need one day and one night. We drove over the Rainbow Bridge and half way over is the Canadian/American border. We thought they might want to search our bags or at least scan them. Much to our surprise after perusing our passports they waved us through.< …
4 hrs, 6.1 kms Day totals: 17 hrs, 31.1 kms Actual date: May 28, 2015 I continue on south, up over a ridge and through the forest, to another much smaller valley. which consists of some farmland and open meadows... and a big trailer park in the middle. I wonder how the farmers here felt, seeing this new "neighborhood" suddenly pop up in their peaceful valley... Further up ahead a section of the valley floor has been turned ...
... with them against the British in the Revolutionary War. I take a stroll down Main Street, then back up the adjacet street where, as I expected, what looks like a castle is actually an old prison... To the south of Hollidaysburg there are some big boulders rising from the mountain where you can get a good view up Logan' Valley. However, I'm getting tight on time, so I think I'm going to have to skip climbing up ...
... driving through earlier, I got a glimpse of a vast sprawl of shopping centers and strip malls to the south--showing that billions of dollars have been invested in this area... just not in the city itself. You'd think that if there had been more oversight and vision to make sure a big chunk of that investment had gone to turning downtown into a vibrant shopping area... things could've been much different.
It's the American Way... so much ...
... waves at me, so I figure I should ask permission before taking a picture. He's more than happy to show me his works of art--even taking me to the backyard to see his other masterpieces, with the stream just a few feet away. "Do you have problems with floods?" I ask. "Every year is different." he tells me. "last winter, the stream picked up a big sheet of foot thick ice and pushed it onto the ...