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... I suddenly find myself in a very generic, peaceful middle class suburb... feels far, far detached from the industrial decay and ghetto feel of the riverside below... Highspire wasn't all that inspiring back in 2007--nor is it today. there is a nice shady gazebo where I can take a rest before continuing on my long, sun-scorched stretch past the airport and on to Middletown. Here I think I'm ready to call it a ...
3 hrs, 11 kms Before diving into Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capital, I'm going to go ahead and go south and hit a couple more suburbs along the Susquehanna. There is an immediate change to an urban feel on this side. On one busy intersection, A fellow gets off his bicycle at a busy intersection, and just stands there with hands raised to the sky. "God bless you!" he greets as I pass. I watch this unique little ceremony for a bit. He appears to be ...
3 hrs, 4 kms Lemoyne is sandwiched between Camp Hill and Harrisburg. Its Main Street kind of blurs with Camp Hills--and there's no decent place for a park bench concert. Doesn't really deserve a concert, but, hey, it's a borough, so I'm counting it. Only memorable thing are the new "gutter gardens" on the sides of ...
4 hrs, 13 kms
Today I'm going to really plunge into the Harrisburg Metropolis. The plan is to hike through 6 towns in one day--something easy to do in Morocco, France or Italy... but not as easy as here in the US where suburb are quite a bit more spread out. Let's see if we can find some distinct character in each on.
Actually, all but one of these will be post-visits... back in 07 when I was living ...
We traveled 5797 miles over four weeks through seven states and three Canadian provinces. We saw lighthouses, rocky cliffs, wave shaped "flower pots", green highlands, red sand beaches, rolling hills of farms, little fishing villages, fortresses from times past, and a variety of animals. Most of the critters we saw did ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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