Shore Acres Inn & Restaurant
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... NH and the next day took a drive to Franconia Notch State Park. AMAZING! We saw the Old Man in the Mountain, rode the tram to the top of hill for a foliage extravaganza, hiked the Notch Flume, and got our butts kicked on the biking trail! We loved our time in New Hampshire. We were amazed at the beauty! We took a train ride on the Conway Scenic Railway.
So off to Vermont where we imagined even more ...
... out of bed at 4 am to make the start.
We spent Saturday morning reading and generally getting ourselves organised. The afternoon was low key - shopping for food and taking a drive around town.
Sunday was little different - a visit to Costco to buy a new suitcase headlined the day. We were "checked out" by a delightful young man ...
... called Alburg which had a fittingly quaint little library. The librarians were kind enough to lend me their computer and a phone from which I contacted a very last minute warmshowers host about ten miles away due to the rain. David was home and invited me to stay in their guesthouse. I had a wonderfully relaxing evening speaking with David ...
... about the Von Trapp family and their legacy and point out the main differences between the movie and real life story.
We all know the movie story but in actual fact we have a few insider titbits;
Captain von Trapp was married to English woman who died leaving him with the 7 children;
Agathe aka Liesl,
Rupert aka Friedrich,
Maria aka Louisa,
Werner aka Kurt,
Hedwig aka Brigitta,
... made. The boys got rid of him as dinner was on the table and we laughed and laughed all night and the next few days. Next stop was the town of Reinbeck NY and what a cute little town this turned out to be. It is right on the Hudson River and was a perfect place a 100 plus years ago to build your summer place for the rich and famous of the day from NY city. We had a wonderful time seeing Freddy and Louisa Vanderbilt's summer place and it ...