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After a long and tiring day, I've sat down to type up my blog only to find out that the internet here will cost me $12.95. Stuff that! I’ll type it up in Word now and update sometime tomorrow on the bus. So I apologise for the delay in this posting, but $12.95 is a bit rich for all of 30 minutes internet time!
It has been a very …
Woke about 6. Back to sleep till alarm at 8.30. Homemade pancakes and banana for breakfast, then shower and on the road about 10 heading for Hershey for Cheyenne's birthday treat.
Chey's treat was take her friend Mackenzie to visit the butterfly house in Hershey Gardens and then go to Texas Roadhouse Steakhouse for dinner.
Back up route 15 North. Got a bit lost after we got route off 15 near Harrisburg. Huge rainstorm with lightning and ...
... in time for dinner where Jeff’s wife Jane and her new daughter-in-law Kayla put together a beautiful spread of salsas, guacamole, fruit salad, black bean quesadillas, and homemade cherry chocolate-chip ice cream! They live next to quite a few Amish farms that have been in that area for decades. Jeff and Ann took us on a driving tour through the rolling hills of farmland that passed through two covered bridges that we stopped and ...
... boys, women next and girls last. Women sew all clothing for the family except some underwear and work in the home an average of 15 hours a day! I don't think I want to convert. Also stopped at Kettle Kitchen in the town called Intercourse and browsed the markets there. It was music day and their 60th anniversary. Saw a few Amish folk including a three piece band and many horse-drawn carriages in the ...
... stopped at an antique mall in Paradise, and as we were walking across the parking lot to the entrance we heard the not so distant wail of a steam whistle. We turned and looked off across the hills and there we saw the Strasburg Railroad locomotive chuffing through the hillside, black smoke filling the sky. We could smell the burning cinders from where we were, which was at least 1/2 mile away. I commented to Sheryl, "Tomorrow we'll be ...
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