North Star Lodge
Travel Blogs from Killington
... I found myself wondering why a high powered rifle, telescopic sights and human intelligence isn't enough.
The local supermarket, much like Woolies or Coles, had a wider range of baked goods in some ways than we have, also sold alcohol on shelves in the main supermarket like Tesco did in Scotland and had an in-store Pharmacy. We returned and had corn on the cob as fresh as it gets and spent the afternoon engaged in spending ...
... to accompany John's specially marinated spare ribs and yummy potato salad. GG tried the raw marinade and after the steam stopped coming out of his ears and the colour returned to his face he gave it the seal of approval! John insisted that it settles down with cooking! (It did and was bloody beautiful!)
John fired up his "command centre" so GG could download several gigabytes of photos from his camera as a backup as the spare ribs barbecued away ...
... this coming weekend.
Heading off in the car we past through beautiful Vermont (almost Fall) countryside. The leaves here are just about to change - had we come a week or so later we would have experienced the wonderful colours of Fall in Vermont.
Passing through the countryside we saw some of the flood damage caused by a hurricane two years back and stopped at a covered bridge over a stream. An unusual sight for us Australians as we don't, as a ...
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 ...
... the steepest of all with a grade of 15%, unheard of on modern roads. It was a strenuous start, but from there the grade decreased and we began passing historic hill towns, many of which date back to the 18th century. The final climb to the top was rough as well, but we all made it and had lunch at the summit. The descent was excellent, but the road was not in the same shape as the western slope, so out brakes were burning. The views were still wonderful though, and the ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking