Travel Blogs from Winter Park
... read of our Butler map of the area revealed a 15 mile dirt section.
Not being gun-shy of dirt (see the Sturgis blog entry) - we were all set to go for it.... then we checked the contour lines, road sections and of the course we had the heavy storm and rain from the night before..... we'll never know if we could have got through, but we have both been well looked after by gut-feelings on this trip....and our vibe was to give ...
We started our day at the Celestial Seasonings Tea Factory for a tour. The tour showed us how they get all the raw ingredients from all over the world and then they mill them to make them uniform size. A guy named Charlie brews up infusions of each batch of ingredient to taste them to make sure they meet the standards of Celestial Seasonings. Our tour guide said that he can tell the difference between blackberry leaves from China and those from Poland ...
... unique to that market, maybe a highlight on
a specific item or type of food to try at the market. I also wanted to hear
personalized stories, maybe about listening to Christmas carolers, or how
detailed the ornaments at this market. I especially think a primer on typical
traditions and symbols of the holidays should have been covered. In the United
States we don’t place a huge importance of the Star of Bethlehem, and I know I
With Kat in tote, we were back on the road. We already had our first destination picked out before even getting in the car - well, after filling up at the gas station. Prairie Dog Town came highly recommended as a great roadside attraction by Kat's mother, who actually paid us $20 to stop in and check it out. Surely we would not be disappointed, she assured.
Well, our first shock came when we realized ...
... time deciding between a roll-a-board small suitcase or a duffel bag. I certainly have packed better this time to make sure I am not bringing excess clothes. So I would have ample room in either bag. However I'm also taking a tote as my other carry on, and I figured it would be ******* my back and ankle to lift up and hold the duffel bag during the trip. So I ended up choosing the roll-a-board, which should be able to hold any souvenirs I want to bring home.
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed