The Yankee Clipper Inn
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... fiddle music. He also shared several humorous stories involving travel to many parts of the world, where he performs, runs fiddle schools, and teaches about Scottish music and history.
The crowd, as at many SMAC shows, tended toward the greyer side of the spectrum. According to owner Noonan, she tends to pick musicians she herself wants to hear, and this often includes performers in their 50s and older. Aging icons like Taj Mahal, Robert Cray, and ...
We keep to smaller roads through Vermont and this leads us though the Mad River Glen Mountain area. It’s getting a little foggy as we follow the narrow, winding road to the top. It’s a mysterious ride until we get to the top and find about half a dozen cars already parked. Among the people there is a group of skate boarders who are getting ready to board down the 12% grade of the road in ...
... most exciting bit of the trip was now in sight, the drive up to the peak of Mount Washington, which stands at 6218 feet and has the record of the highest wind speed ever measured on land, on the earth at 232 mph. It could actually have been greater than this, but the machine measuring it broke at that point!
The landscape was still very pretty, but was changing, into more farmland, than forest.
... cold out and with the light snow beginning to fall, we were definitely not prepared for that kind of weather so we decided to pass it up. Then we rounded a corner in the highway and saw the base of Mt. Washington and we had definitely made the right decision - the mountain had a fresh new dusting of snow from the night before and it was really cold out. We couldn't even see the top of the mountain.
Sunday 8th October 2012
No need to get cases out this morning as we are going to be here for another night. Sleep in for me, John up early taking photos and having early breakfast. Before moving off for the day we had a talk and powerpoint presentation by a Chris Louie who is an ecologist on the mountain area that we are going to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed