Travel Blogs from North Conway
Im sat here in the staff computer lounge with theeeee slowest connection, struggling for words at the moment.
TODAY IS THE DAY!!!
After 2 LONG weeks of training and staff week, the kids are due to arrive in just a few hours.
We've had a long week of training and programming giving us the skills to amazing counsellors, and to help these kids have an ...
... counsellors) were shipped of to Camp winoa to complete our lifeguard training. Today was pretty tough as we had to complete the pre-req fitness assessments, which we all passed with flying colours, although I nearly got lost on the 500m swim and swam further then I needed to. That's really all for now. We're about to watch se Netflix before Turning in. The next video should be up by the end of the week. Miss you all Namaste ...
... so it was cool seeing things from another vantage point.
A much-needed rest - which only lasted a couple hours - gave us somewhat of a second wind before another evening of exploring. Larry and Yvonne showed us around their property, introducing us to their mini donkeys Grace and Silas, and their dog Opal. Built (with their own hands) in 1976, the Jenkins residence has incredible mountain views, and their back yard is laden with ...
... tomorrow. Being the go-getting, all-or-nothing kind of kids we are, we came to the conclusion we should climb Mount Washington. No big deal, right? At 6,288 feet (1,917meters) Mount Washington is only the tallest mountain in the Northeast, and ranked as one of America's most dangerous hikes. Sweet! After doing some quick research and picking the brains of a few locals, we popped into International Mountain Equipment - a local hiking and climbing shop - to get a ...
... noticed as we drove in to downtown Gorham was the railroad museum. Unfortunately it was closed by the time we got here. The rail line here is ex Grand Trunk. Now it's a G & W property, the St. Lawrence and Atlantic RR. I was told that trains run sporadically. I wish there was more to say, but after a full day of driving I'm tired and ready to just veg out for a bit. Until tomorrow, ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking