Pleasant Stay Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... the sidewalks. We ate dinner there, but not in an Amish restaurant. In fact there is no Amish restaurant in Kalona. There are several bakeries and Amish groceries in the area along with the usual, furniture makers, etc. They have a historical museum which consist of some of the old buildings and show the Amish/Mennonite way of life. While we were eating, I saw several Amish folks coming out of the bank and also some Mennonites. The difference was the Mennonites ...
... Next day, off to visit just 2 of the villages. These were Germans escaping
religious persecution. They came in 4 ships with more following in later
years. They called the non- Germans, the "English". We had lunch at a German restaurant - beautiful place and food. We visited the micro brewery, the weaving mill, beautiful furniture and a good museum. Too much to see and do again, so back we went to the nice RV park and did the washing.
Driving day number 2! Today we logged 447 miles. Piece of cake. It was mostly an uneventful ride. Here are a few thoughts from today: Illinois- mostly flat rolling fields of corn.....for miles and miles.....The skyline dotted with wind turbines, manicured highways and the prettiest rest stops I've ever seen. We are in John Deere country! I thought Pennsylvania had large farms. Here your neighbors are miles apart. It puts new meaning in the ...
... was locally made. Neva grew up in Coshocton, Ohio and of course had the Roscoe Village there. The Colonies are alot like that.
Of course Iowa is known for corn so lots and lots of big farms being plowed and planted.
Wonder where we are heading next? Any ideas? Will let you know later see if you can guess which direction or state we will stop next? Sorry no prizes if you guess you just get the prize of being right.
Amana Colonies is one of America's longest-lived communal societies beginning in 1714 in Germany and continues today here on the Iowa prairie. First settleing near Buffalo, NY in 1843-44 they needed more farmland and in 1855 move to Iowa. They called their village "Bleigtreu" or "remain faithful". Then the leaders chose the name "Amana" from the Song of Solomon 4:8. There are 6 villages within ...