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But many many happy memories.
It was sad to leave our friends @ Germantown, near Washington. Once again, we are reminded how generous people are with their time and hospitality.
Our journey will now take us in a north-westerley direction with our eventual goal being the Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming before the winter sets in.
On the way we will meet up with some other friends who we last saw in 2003 in Chad's home ...
... town. We took photos for grandpa and had a little look around the town and had some lunch there. We had lunch at an Italian place which was perfecto. I really enjoyed it and I think my family did also. When we got back tot the hotel at about 4. We sat around for a bit then we went to the hotel lobby for dinner which again was another painful ...
Today we got a fair sleep in because we didn't have to do much traveling today as all we did was walk around the city of where my dad grew up as a kid, and spent a bit of coin on some souvenirs. It started off with a buffet breakfast, the buffet was pretty small to be honest. There was only a few cereals, a few types of toast and then ...
... Pittsburgh accent which is quite soft and nice to listen to, oh and did we listen...and listen ...and listen. She chatted non stop and barely stopped for breath. I think we had her whole life story.
The bus left at 11:30 and took 7 1/2 hours to get to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our bus driver was a woman and she was also a bit of a character. Not a typical stereotype lady bus driver but did she have some road rage in her that had to come out!
... sets of music and the water jets are choreographed accordingly. In the time I was there, no one set was the same. They had a Michael Jackson set and my favourite one was the American TV show themes (Welcome Back Kotter, Golden Girls, Happy Days, Love Boat, Brady Brunch to name a few...). For the duration I was entertained with endless squealing from the bus loads of camp kids pulling up to view the wonders of the fountain and ending up completing drenched in ...