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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... Kingdom and walked a Rail Trail almost to Canada. The photos tell the stories.
I love to travel at this time of year because I don't have to deal with crowds and I have pretty much everywhere I go all to myself. But it's odd to visit tourist destinations during the off-season. Again with the California comparison, there is no off-season out west. But here businesses shut down with cheerful "Thanks for a great season - ...
... storm pushed this area past 'peak' but I'm hoping as we move across southern New England towards Cape Cod we'll catch up to the colors again.
We stopped to stretch our legs at Kent Falls State Park http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kent_Falls _State_Park . As we climbed up the path I noticed a couple in tux and wedding gown, posing with the Falls in the background. But...no photographer? Camera, check. Tripod, check. ...
... winds picked up to hurricane speeds and it would have been really easy to be blown off the top. We were literally in the clouds. At first I thought it was raining but then I realized we were just getting wet because we were actually standing in the cloud. I could have opened my mouth and it would have filled with cloud water, which btw doesn't taste great. We were soaking wet from head to toe so we didn’t stay at the top for long but it was pretty ...
On our New England portion of our adventure, we saw some of our newest friends, the Kruzels, and then we had the wonderful opportunity to see Michelle, Tony (her husband) and David (her brother). Michelle is one of my best friends whom I've known since I was 6 years old!
We drove to Easthampton from the Cape with the beautiful fall foliage of New England. It wasn't yet at it's peak but it was still an awesome sight and a very rare treat for us.
Debbie and I have talked on the phone from time to time, over the 36 years since we got out of the Air Force in 1978 but... I never thought I'd find myself just 70 miles from her home in Massachusetts!!! She was SO SURPRISED when I called her and asked if we could stop by for a visit!! Spending time with her was absolutely one of my favorite experiences on our ...