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The aim today was to drive to the Green Mountains in Vermont - the **** sat nav we've hired likes to take us on long routes so today's drive was 6 hours long! This included driving the length of Manhattan in rush hour in heavy rain and getting lost in a car park. Luckily ...
Miles and miles of forests splashed with every shade of green, yellow, orange and red as we climb through Connecticut into Vermont through the Berkshires- rolling hills growing steeper till we are in Vermont's Green Mountains. Sunshine is gone to showers today but not too cold. The village of Stockbridge is home to the Norman Rockwell Gallery. Rockwell was one of America's most successful artists. Pic 1 ...
... but via Route 7A still. Here we took a side trip to see Abraham Lincoln's son's, Robert Lincoln, family home - well preserved and well run, offering a viewing of his family home with its original furnishings. It had a sort of homely feel to it, not overly sophisticated.
Lastly into Manchester itself and a 'coffee and fag' stop in a bustling town replete with designer outlet shops and pricey, but very nice, outdoor clothing. No, we didn't buy. And finally the ...
... to the Royal Show back home, was that it was a lot smaller and didn't have any showbags!
The petting zoo was probably one of my favourite bits, as we got to pet a donkey, a yak, and even a zebra! After getting some dinner, we also decided that we should try caramel apples - seeing as they are a bit of an American specialty as well. I got one that was not only dipped in caramel, but also mini M&Ms, and Jess had hers ...
... and then after crossing to the other side of the highway, the Diamond Run Mall. It was here that we found our very first JCPenney (not as good as Ellen DeGeneres makes it out to be), and also our first Sears (this was worth the walk). After a little shopping for Jess and a little bit more shopping for me, we decided to head back; that, and there were storm clouds rolling in.
We headed back via an Aldi (also a novelty for us West Australian folk), and bought ...