Travel Blogs from Palmyra
4 hrs, 6.5 kms Day totals: 15 hrs, 36.5 kms walk along busy Cameron street, with the rail line to my right and a sheer stone wall to my left. Kind of a dreary feel despite this being a river walk. I decide to check out a stairway that cuts up the stone wall... it leads to an abandoned mansion... Finally there's a street up the steep slope, so I figure I should see what's up the hill. After a couple hundred ...
... actually improved here since my last visit seven years ago. I want to stop to say hi to my friend from ***** who runs an international food store (and practice my French a bit!) but the store is closed. I also pause at the little Veteran's Park where I had one of my last conversations with my father back in 2008 when he visited me... I never imagined that that the next time I'd see him after that would be on his deathbed... It's time to continue on down the ...
... Street. The idea is that they'll absorb rainwater from the street rather than having it just go down the rain. And finally... I reach the Mighty Susquehanna... the skyline of Harrisburg on the other side... The kilometer long bridge... I'm finally headed for the "big city", after weeks of small towns, forest and ...
1 hr, 2 kms Next I meander up north, under the freeway to Camp Hill, to the park I played in back in December of 2007. Take a couple more pictures of the quaint old town hall and the flowers and stream in the park--don't really feel like loitering much longer... Next I set my sails east towards ...
... from sunflowers to goats are being sold by auctioneers. Then there is the market - think "Flea Market" but almost entirely focused on agriculture. Fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, honey...it's all here. Lots of Amish were running the stands or shopping for goods. There was so much to see! My favorite part was the small animal auction - we saw some very cute bunnies that reminded us of our own bunnies back home. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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