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"Fool on the hill" The Beatles ( after a New Hampshire farm)
Saturday 11 October 2014
A motel breakfast like all the others - runny waffles, non-browning toast, solid butter, undefined milk and muffins. The fruit was good though and plentiful.
From West Lebanon we crossed back into Vermont to savour the delights of the romantically named Woodstock. Though only a shortish drive it still managed to pack in a super panorama of Fall colours and some ...
... we’ll be in Vermont and we hope to see their famous fall colors.
We drove through New Hampshire and down through Vermont. There was still some nice color in the hills but we realised that the best was over in this part of the country. We were probably 7-10 days too late. Maybe we’ll get lucky and see some better fall colors as we travel west.
We arrived at ...
... when it was originally in use.
We had to go through security but we were allowed on and there was no charge. One lady asked how to get to the ship after she had left the visitors centre. She was told to turn left, left and "it is the big one in the water"
Drove to Cambridge to see some of the buildings of Harvard university. It was raining slightly (photos were taken from car as we drove around).
Found route 2A and headed west out of Boston. It ...
... the lobby, motorcycle parked under security camera out front. Went to the gourmet grocery store next door. Had crusty bread, crab salad, and a huge can of Foster's beer for dinner. Nice hot shower, and I am a new woman.
475 miles today, easy miles.
Onward to mi casa tomorrow, hopefully. I haven't checked the weather forecast yet - still working on that can of Foster's!
... But, we survived!
Got to very picturesque Bennington, VT at about 1545 hours. Sunny and nice out. Beautiful day all around. Had about 2 seconds worth of sprinkles near Rochester, NY, but that was it!
Off to Ramunto's Pizza and Pub for an early dinner, since we did not stop for lunch.
547 miles for me today, on about 2 hours of sleep. Road weary for sure!