Travel Blogs from Franconia
... all the way through autumn. Fortunately, the trees themselves aren’t damaged. This is one of the reasons that the spectacular fall foliage displays vary from year to year. We’ll shortly be seeing how this year unfolds!
3. Everyone in Bartlett knows ...
... like we are in the Swiss or German Alps as it is so different.
Our hotel has big bears and moose (not real ones) all around it and is geared up for winter skiing.
We did a forest walk and I saw a chipmunk. First one I have ever seen. Not sure if it was Alvan Simon or Theodore!
Bit of a strange day today. We travelled a lot and I kept falling asleep.
Found another well decorated shop ...
... some of the time , not too bad as the summits in in fog about 60 % of the time and has the world record for the highest wind speed of 232 miles per hour. ( 371 km / hr)
We lucked out on the motel Gorham has absolutely nothing to recommend it , if you want an idea Pizza Hut , Maccers and some other fast food outlets all make it into the trip advisor list , never mind the fierce debate as to the virtues of the local Chinese. The motel was huge ...
... they hold mail for up to 10 days. How good is this?
With all this seasonal change that we are living with each day here in New Hampshire, it is somehow reassuring that while we may have mostly shifted to email, there is still a place for physical delivery. We're sure glad we got to know Lynn today.
... the rising of the moon in such an environment. Exactly behind the mountain I like the most here in this area - Cannon Mountain. The pictures don't really reflect the beauty of the moment. But I take it, you at least are able to get an idea.
The weather is still just perfect and will stay like that for another couple of days, so stay tuned, there's a lot more to come!