Howard Johnson Express Newport News
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... the ride. Strangely, the riding wasn't the hardest part. For me, it was the daily logistics of packing cars, herding people, early-morning alarms, applying sunscreen and trying to stay fed and hydrated... I forgot to mention the constant battle of washing; both ourselves and our poor clothes.
Would I do the same trip again? Heck no! However, I'd do another bike trip, perhaps with shorter days and more luxury. For example, at ...
Today we visited the Colonial town of Williamsburg. Welcome to the 18th century!
This was the historic Capitol of Virginia, grown from being an ...
... a museum dedicated to MacArthur's life, his personal archives, which are available for scholars to study, and his burial vault.
The quality of the exhibits impressed me mightily, and one artifact, in particular, awed me. Because MacArthur signed the Japanese surrender ending World War II on behalf of the Allied Forces, the museum contains the portion of the deck of the USS Missouri upon which the ...
... we did see lots of webs in the branches of trees, high up, some the size a big screen tv. They were a creepy looking reminder of some of the natural dangers out there. We went to Yorktown, which was interesting. There was a statue of George Washington outside - we don't think the locals appreciated Peter posing with him, pulling faces and putting his cap on the statue's head. The live displays were good at Yorktown. Peter got to hold a heavy smooth ...
... campground. It is a nice, quiet location with 21 local
TV channels and WiFi, so it should be a good stay.
Dinner tonight with the whole family. I will try to get some pictures to post this weekend.
So happy to be here with this branch of the family.