Travel Blogs from White River Junction
... which seems a lot bigger. Penelope pointed out some local landmarks whilst we toured around picking up bits and pieces for the nights culinary experience and some other stuff. One store we visited (Penelope was determined to try and find me a hat to replace the one I lost in Glasgow) was a local sporting goods store. Something we wouldn't see in Australia was rack after rack of camouflage gear, from waders to jackets hats and even ...
... all possible.
The charming Lavinia runs the store now and it sells an eclectic range of merchandise. I found a great T shirt with Vermont imagery on it and Lavinia gave me a key chain to add to my collection. We had a good chat about Australia, sour dough bread and tea of all things. In keeping with the friendly nature around the place big hugs all round as we left!
Back at the MIT we were put to work picking Kale and Collards (greens) ...
... this coming weekend.
Heading off in the car we past through beautiful Vermont (almost Fall) countryside. The leaves here are just about to change - had we come a week or so later we would have experienced the wonderful colours of Fall in Vermont.
Passing through the countryside we saw some of the flood damage caused by a hurricane two years back and stopped at a covered bridge over a stream. An unusual sight for us Australians as we don't, as a ...
... sights. A Rockerfeller Nat'l Historical Park ( his mansion and grounds), the Billings farm, a dairy farm dating from the 1880s and the Sugarbush Farm where they make maple syrup and age co-op cheese, up to 8 years. We bagged Rocky and the cows after due deliberation and headed for the sweet stuff. Quite a drive it was too. This countryside just shivers me ...
Jeeze, we saw so much today, I don't know where to begin. We left the Travel Lodge in Bangor around 9:30. It was overcast and around 14 degrees. We were planning on taking the I-95 to head towards Lincoln, New Hampshire which is in the White Mountains, but after seeing all of the traffic on the 95 we decided to take the lower roads. Rain was in the radar in the White Mountains, so we decided to head to ...
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