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Travel Blogs from Harrisburg
... a soft pretzel each at the end of the tour. We also sampled some hard pretzels in various jugs by the window sill. My personal favorite is cinnamon sticks, Baba's favorite is Little Cheesers! We're inspired to make pretzel after we go back to CA.
Tomato Pie's hot panini sandwichs for lunch. Felix has his peanut butter, nutella, and banan panini, an odd combo, but the young man seems to savor his lunch. While ...
... place must really be hopping during harvest time.
I don't really feel like putting on a lot of miles today. I've got a lot of stuff going through my head right now, and it seems like, sitting on a comfortable chair at Subway, staring out at the street is a good way to sort things out.
I'd really rather eat something original on my hikes rather than some fast food chain... but I'm on a tight budget, and Subway's 2.50 $ sub is hard to pass ...
... Texas and his girlfriend in Boston--but they seem well settled in here in Small Town Pennsylvania
"Lot's of history here--many of the houses are over 200 years old. Some of them have secret rooms inside where they would hide escaped slaves during the Underground Railroad period..."
He goes on to tell me more about secrecy in this region "A lot of Freemasons around here... ...
4 hrs, 7.2 kms
Day totals: 13 hrs, 27.2 kms
New Berlin is a bit off of my route--but I've got to explore it, just because of the name if nothing else. I can't quite figure out why it's called "East Berlin"... I mean, aren't we west of the real Berlin?
Later I learn that it's because there's another "Berlin" here ...
... pretzels from Hanover... soft drinks from Kutztown.
It's a heartwarming thought. Small, family run businesses making things and selling them right in their local region--just like things used to be all throughout America before we switched to streamlined corporate run capitalism. This way people stay connected to each other, and have the pride and dignity of running their own small business, rather than being employees of the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center