The George Washington Hotel
Travel Blogs from Winchester
Initially our plan was to come and stay with the lads for a week or so, get the car sorted and get on the road. Our first week was over before we knew it though! Emily's sister Joan was visiting from Boston, and Ian and William were both back our first weekend, so the extended family hit the country club for some tennis / golf / pool action. I've decided I life gold, but only the part where you whack it - the short game rather bores me!
... in the old van. It was rattley enough...shook it's way to the turnoff for the highway, just about got across the road and as soon as it was faced with a slight incline she burped and ****** and spluttered and died right there on the side of the off ramp! What next? All we could do was laugh, we had no phone and no way of contacting anyone to tell them what happened. We literally sat there in the hope that William would take ...
... to do the ride up the hill after such a long ride. When I told the girls this, they acted almost offended that their ability was being questioned, and they each insisted that riding up the hill was the only option – and they made it!
We final ended out long day – over 70 miles – at about 7pm. Thankfully Xiu had dinner ready for us, and after a unpacking and a shower everyone was ready for sleep!
... to all of you who came along with us. We loved the comments and looked forward to them everyday.
The answer to my posing question is: YES! There Is Gold in Them There Hills.
Orcas - Check. (Turns out Orcas are really porpoises not whales. And not killers at all.)
Humpbacks - Check.
Calving Glaciers - ...
Early start - breakfast at 0645 in the hotel.
Drive to Crampton's Gap and Fox's Gap ... both part of the Battle of South Mountain
Drive into Frederick ... attempt to find Best buy .... arggggh!
Stop for a donut out of frustration.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet