Bel Aire Motel
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... an historic village a bit like a Timber Town on the north coast. Our hotel in Hartford was away from the city centre but only a 10 minute drive away. Hartford is the Capital of Connecticut and quite large by AUS standards. The following morning we visited Mark Twain's house ( or should I say Samuel Clemens) then hit the road to Springfield via Brattleboro trying to keep off the interstates as much as ...
... interstate, three lanes each way, but got off when we got the chance. On the way to Hartford stopped at the historic village of Sturbridge ( a bit of a Timber Town) had lunch and a look around...interesting and fun.
Anyway what do we think of the New England so far;
��So far the landscape has been forest everywhere, right down to the road edge. Haven't seen any agriculture to speak of...very ...
... are almost home! The White Mountains greet us in New Hampshire and we enjoy a familiar landscape. The clouds threaten rain and we prepare ourselves... Sara dons the rain gear, Mark will weather the storm. An hour from home and we encounter spots of heavy rain, although we aren't bothered, we are soaked. It's a bittersweet return. At the sound of the bike our neighbors welcome us home and Mark kisses the ground. We can hardly believe its over. What an amazing ...
... was pretty good, though too strong for me. My hosts are a great couple, very active in the local and touring bike scenes. We had a dinner if fresh tomatoes and pesto that tastes like summer on a plate, even though the weather took a turn for the worse in the evening. They showed off their impressive music collection and showed me some great routes for tomorrow, another short day!! North Hero VT > Burlington VT, 40 miles, day ...
My return to the US of A today was uneventful, cloudy skies with a bit of rain, mostly suburban riding, very melancholy. I was sad to leave Montreal, but it is the kind of city that draws people back, so hopefully life will oblige. By the end of the day I was riding along the edge of Lake Champlain. I stumbled upon a quaint ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting