Holiday Inn Club Vacations Ascutney Mountain Resort
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... Cherry Garcia" ice cream put the fire out too!
The last couple of days have been pretty darn good, we've travelled halfway round the world and caught up with friends and met some lovely people from a completely different country who are all doing what we all do - living their lives in their local communities, supporting each other and sharing good times and bad keeping a warm welcome up their sleeves and smiles on their faces.
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The charming Lavinia runs the store now and it sells an eclectic range of merchandise. I found a great T shirt with Vermont imagery on it and Lavinia gave me a key chain to add to my collection. We had a good chat about Australia, sour dough bread and tea of all things. In keeping with the friendly nature around the place big hugs all round as we left!
Back at the MIT we were put to work picking Kale and Collards (greens) ...
Over the last two days we have been generously looked after by our wonderful American friends, John and Penelope. They live on 50+ acres in Shrewsbury, Vermont, a lovely rural community about five hours from New York City.
We boarded the train in NYC on Tuesday afternoon and arrived in Rutland (about 15 km from Shrewsbury) at 8:30 pm with John and Penelope waiting to pick us up. While here we have been staying at Smith Maple Crest Farm B&B, a quaint ...
... full of leaf oglers in 2 or 3 more weeks. they are just starting to turn. Still very beautiful even at this stage. We arrived at Woodstock, only to find out it's not the Wdstk of hippy fame. How did I not know that?? After five minutes it didn't matter. this place is wonderful, my kind of town. We walked around touristing and then drove out of town to ...
... 160;We ended up on a very scenic route 120 that went on forever. Creepy pumpkin head people by the side of the roads. Then I thought I was cracking up when I would hear loud crickets as we rode by some corn fields. At one point I thought one was in my helmet. The GPS ended up taking us down a dirt road, we we had to turn around at one point. Finally in the dark we came to the town of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center