Joe Dodge Lodge
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A convenient stay prior to hiking up Mt. Washington; great food; friendly staff; rooms comfortable.
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... people in the diner each had huge meals and an enormous bowl of chips with the required bottle of pop. To say obesity in this neck of the woods is rampant is an understatement. Billy-Bob also had a bit of a weight problem and we could see where all his profits were going. He was also wearing his best tracks-dacks and as he had this huge belly they didn't go as high as they should. He would have made any Aussie tradie proud when he bent over.
Rosie's next find was ...
... p.m. everyday without a problem.
Kelly decided at noon she hadn't had enough yet..incredible. So she was on line for the lift and the operator checking passes looked at her tickets and told her she has a morning-only ticket and she has to leave the line...she's 90! She has a pin on her jacket that tells everyone she's 90! She skies for free anyway! Nope. Kicked out. When I heard this story, I have to admit I laughed pretty hard. She was in good spirits ...
... to get to the mountain before the morning crowd. To our surprise, the chair lifts didn't start operating until 9:00 a.m., but no matter -- we sat by the fire pit they have at the base of the mountain and patiently waited. We didn't end up getting on the first chair up the mountain, but we settled for the third.
The two peaks to the far right of the resort were closed on the first day due to ...
... quality time together doing something we both love and enjoy, we get to do it with a great group of individuals who also share our passion.
Now, it doesn't stop with skiing on the mountain. Just today, we have gone skiing for about four hours, hit the weights in the gym, enjoyed the outdoor pool, and took a breather in the sauna (all of which are on the grounds of the Bethel Inn).
More to come tomorrow, but for ...
... badly. We made our way up Bear Notch Road to the 302 where we stopped at the Bartlett covered bridge shop. We had stopped here on our first trip years ago. They have the most adorable stuff and I bought a fabulous metal owl sculpture. We tried to get some pics from the bridge too but it was raining quite hard at this point. We finished the drive up the 16 into Gorham and managed to find our hotel! I was impressed since we ...