Liberty Mountain Resort & Carroll Valley Golf
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Travel Blogs from Carroll Valley
4 hrs, 7.2 kms
Day Totals: 12 hrs, 22.8 kms
Next I head east just a couple of miles to Biglerville, where it becomes even more evident that this is apple country--there's even a "National Apple Museum". Almost as big as the town itself is what looks like a big apple processing plant. I see a number of Latinos (haven't seen many in other small towns in the county) so I'm guessing orchard work is a draw here for immigrant labour. I ...
... once an Indian tribe attacked a homestead and captured a 15 year old girl. Afterwards she chose to stay with the tribe, married and spent her life with them. Sounds like a story I'd like to learn more about...
As I do my parkbench concert, about 12-15 people go jogging past. This would be perfectly normal if I were, say, in Switzerland, but in small town Pennsylvania, this is quite a pleasant surprise.
... walk, a chance to ponder on my travels of years past, pausing occasionally to snap a photo of an interesting barn or a herd of horses. As I'm doing little traveling these days, I'm finally getting caught up on my writing, currently writing about my 2006 trip to Central Western Africa.
Bonneauville, is not a very cohesive town--but it's a "borough", so I'm definitely counting it as ...
... can meet and and interact... but not America. Sure we have Main Streets where supposedly people can meet while walking down the sidewalk, but rarely a peaceful public place to sit down right in the middle of town. I miss that.
Nobody joins me for my parkbench concert in the circle, so I head into a cafe on the circle. I like the coffeehouse scene here in the US... you see ...
... company starting building a bunch of houses here. Then the people had some disagreement with the township (towships are subdivisions of the county that are not "boroughs--rural, or semi-rural). I guess they didn't like the services they were recieving, so they got together and decided to turn themselves into a borough, with more control over how to run their community.
That's the difference of how "new towns" come into being now, versus 200 years ago. It ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking