Staybridge Suites Elkhart North
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... nice, because the building itself is sparsely used on the weekend. Having the place pretty much to ourselves allowed the kids to focus on the displays a little better. There was a great deal more traffic in the library, which could be distracting.
There was a great variety of nativity scenes: from different countries, made from different materials, and different, imaginative scenes envisioning ...
... honey. It appeared that the Brain Theater was closed, but the docents were very nice to have a show in there when we asked.
It appeared that birthday parties were a big draw for the museum (Especially, if your child has an alternative name spelling: I'm talking to you "Greysen" and "Aubree". :-) ). There were birthday parties going on the entire time we were there, which ...
Sat downstairs watching the morning light arrive. Still dark at 7 am but it was finally light at 8. not sure I would be able to cope with that. but next week when daylight saving finishes, it will change for the people living here. No rush this morning for breakfast. Made a few sandwiches and packed the little cooler for a day out.
First stop was Notre Dame University which is in South Bend where Madge lives. It used to be heavily sports oriented more so ...
... At 10.00 still foggy as we took Route 20 towards Amish country in Middlebury and Shipshewana. We visited Das Dutchman Essenhaus which is a huge complex where they can feed 1,100 people at once. It is very commercialised and felt like a tourist attraction. There were young Amish ladies working at the bakery and Amish families obviously went there because we saw their horses and buggies at the complex.
Further down the road we stopped at ...
... a truck stop for Wes to buy a coffee. There were dozens of trucks parked in rows and several more lined up to buy fuel. It was fascinating to watch the trucks roll in and out constantly. The building at the stop housed a food outlet, as well as toilets, showers, laundry and telephones. Wes thinks there may have been a lounge area as well.
Continued on highway 80 which took us past Chicago. The traffic was heavy both ...