- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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The aim today was to drive to the Green Mountains in Vermont - the **** sat nav we've hired likes to take us on long routes so today's drive was 6 hours long! This included driving the length of Manhattan in rush hour in heavy rain and getting lost in a car park. Luckily ...
"You're looking for players whose name on the front of the sweater is more important than the one on the back. I look for these players to play hard, to play smart and to represent their country."
-Herb Brooks, U.S. Olympic hockey coach of "Miracle on Ice" gold medal team, 1980
After a free breakfast (one of the few!) at Denny's we were on the road again. We ...
... but via Route 7A still. Here we took a side trip to see Abraham Lincoln's son's, Robert Lincoln, family home - well preserved and well run, offering a viewing of his family home with its original furnishings. It had a sort of homely feel to it, not overly sophisticated.
Lastly into Manchester itself and a 'coffee and fag' stop in a bustling town replete with designer outlet shops and pricey, but very nice, outdoor clothing. No, we didn't buy. And finally the ...
... chocolate pieces.
It was then onto the airbrush tattoo section, where I got a cute little blue elephant on my back. I had a bit of fun with Mum and Dad with that one :). We walked around for a little longer, and then headed home to try our apples. We finished most of them, but man that is a lot of sugar! Food is definitely bigger in America!
Some more reruns later and we decided to hit the hay. Peace out from Rutland, Vermont ...
... and then after crossing to the other side of the highway, the Diamond Run Mall. It was here that we found our very first JCPenney (not as good as Ellen DeGeneres makes it out to be), and also our first Sears (this was worth the walk). After a little shopping for Jess and a little bit more shopping for me, we decided to head back; that, and there were storm clouds rolling in.
We headed back via an Aldi (also a novelty for us West Australian folk), and bought ...