Wingate by Wyndham Mechanicsburg
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4 hrs, 7.2 kms
Day Totals: 12 hrs, 22.8 kms
Next I head east just a couple of miles to Biglerville, where it becomes even more evident that this is apple country--there's even a "National Apple Museum". Almost as big as the town itself is what looks like a big apple processing plant. I see a number of Latinos (haven't seen many in other small towns in the county) so I'm guessing orchard work is a draw here for immigrant labour. I ...
... there's yet another section of the military park, with another row of monuments to the various regiments and units... some get a simple pillar, others a towering obelisk... Then finally the "Eternal Peace Flame", dedicated by President Roosevelt, ironically just a few years before World War II broke out...
And finally, I'm done. No more Civil War stuff. Just a long stretch of country road. I'm ...
... It has a humble borough building, with a sign showing it's open just a few hours a week, with the phone number for who you can call if you need a service during off hours. Looks like a much more efficient system then having an army of bureaucrats sitting around 5 days a week.
Do a little loop, enjoy a peaceful Parkbench session in the park, then head on towards Gettysburg. A ...
... college students... and of course, the occasional Open Mike... Only problem is that they're too pricey for me. I hate paying 1.40 for a doughnut (when I could buy a half dozen doughnuts at the discount store for less than that!) but I figure it's worth it to enjoy the coffeehouse vibe.
A young fellow sitting next to me ask about the guitar... and we start chatting music. He grew ...
... with my Thai buddies that are also nursing students at the college, I am beyond excited to meet, experience and learn about the Thai culture firsthand. After spending a semester in Greece for three months, my passion for traveling abroad has yearned for more opportunities. One of the things that I am most excited about it the fact that I will ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services