Super 8 York
Travel Blogs from York
4 hrs, 7.2 kms
Day Totals: 12 hrs, 22.8 kms
Next I head east just a couple of miles to Biglerville, where it becomes even more evident that this is apple country--there's even a "National Apple Museum". Almost as big as the town itself is what looks like a big apple processing plant. I see a number of Latinos (haven't seen many in other small towns in the county) so I'm guessing orchard work is a draw here for immigrant labour. I ...
... their "way of life" and culture was being threatened. I sure many of them were ready and willing to kill and die to defend this way of life. And many blacks were also willing to kill and die to help their people break out of this system of oppression.
But this Civil War never took place. Blacks protested, for the most part non-violently. And the white politicians this time were able to see that times were changing and they needed to adapt if they wanted to survive. Many ...
7 hrs, 17 kms
Day totals: 13 hrs, 27 kms
Notice: the dates have been changed to keep my hike segments in geographic order
After New Oxford, I follow famous Route 30 for a little ways, but I'm quite glad to get away from it--too much traffic. Instead I take "Ox Bon" road which meanders through the countryside, towards my next town, Bonneauville. A ...
6 hrs, 10 kms
Picking up where I left off, I soon reach the town of New Oxford, which is built around a traffic circle. But this is not just a noisy place where cars and trucks spin around, this one actually has a large, plaza in the center, with benches where you can sit, relax, socialize. This is the typical European town design: the town is built around a central area ...
... Russ to dinner at the Great American Saloon in Red Lion. It was like stepping back to the 1960s. Many booths and mirrors. The walls were decorated with mounted head of deer, and stuffed animals like black bears, coyotes, foxes, eagles and there were many American Indian artefacts. We had a lovely dinner, Peter had a sensational Filet Mignon and Linda had grilled chicken....... Shared some more wine with Russ back at the house. We enjoyed our stay ...