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Left Mount Vernon today around 3:00 PM for our 6 weeks adventure. Had dinner at Montgomery Inn near Cincinnati which is a great way to start a vacation! Drove as far as Elizabethtown KY and stayed in a Best Western Hotel. (295 mi.) We knew we were in Kentucky the minute the hotel ...
We had a short 75 mile day to Lietchfield, KY today, unfortunately I steered our British group off course and by the end of the day we had covered 92 miles!!! I don't think they will take direction from me anymore. Had We cycled on a bit more we we ...
... centre. It really is a beautiful town. One main street lined with boutique stores, cafes, and a gorgeous old church at the end.
We happen to be there for the town's historical day, where people were dressed in 18th century clothing. Top hats and tails, hoop skirts, lace gloves and bonnets. Felt like we'd gone back in time.
After Bardstown we drove to Clermont, home of Jim Beam bourbon. Kentucky's ...
... Abraham Lincoln was elected to be President of the United States in 1860. During the time he was President, the United States had a Civil War where the South part of the country wanted to be separated from the North. President Lincoln fought for the country to stick together, and the North won the war.
I couldn't find much information about modern Elizabethtown. It is a popular overnight stop for people traveling on Interstate 65, and it is the 10th largest city in Kentucky. ...
... so I will just have to buck up and walk out the door without them.
Time to do a final final check to make sure nothing has been forgotten, one last cuddle with mu pups and then out the door we go!
Next post will be from London!
Safe travels and happy memories to all!
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