The Common Man Inn
Travel Blogs from Claremont
We’re now a week into this year’s trip, and it’s about time that I bring everyone up to date. In many ways, this trip is a trip down memory lane. Thirty-seven years ago, Janet and I made our first long term trip in the U.S., and it was through New England and the Maritime Provinces of Canada. While we have been back to the area …
... got to meet Lacey, the cat (or rather, "Mr Lacey"). Mr Lacey was taken in by J & P about three years ago when he wandered out of the forest. He is a little skittish with strangers but with time he seemed to thaw out and allow us to scratch his back and, sort of, make friends.
Some half a dozen or so horses graze on the property and there are many wild apple trees and a pear tree growing near the house. Apples from these trees are to be picked to make ...
So, after our morning walk to Emerald Lake we headed north and east to Woodstock. Brenda was keen (not VT) to get some real, farm made maple syrup and cheese. We passed about a hundred signs along the way offering each, also fine woodworking and inns of all sorts. We passed Killington, a big ski area. Very cool. This route, Hwy. 4 will be jam packed with ...
... pass because it was labelled a "scenic route". Too bad there was not a warning sign for "rough road ahead". Awful road that was wet and closed in with trees. Once we got out of there we headed to route 91 to move faster to the hotel destination. So, we had gone for miles without seeing anything until we turned off to Hanover. Pretty little town, full of people and shops. Looks like a college ...
... rest of the way to Enfield NH. The scenery was more of the same Vermont beauty we've been riding. Robert Frost chose Vermont as his home, and as an avid hiker and explorer as well as a writer occasionally, it seems the state was made for him. There are memorials to him everywhere, and when you get off the highway for a minute, away from the car noise, you begin to feel the influence the place has on the left brain. Trying to describe the place with words is a daunting ...
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