“I am not a tourist”. This is my main statement in the About section of this blog. I prefer to dig deep and really get to know a location. Look beyond the chain restaurants and gift shops that pop up in well traveled places. Travel to any natural wonder in America and next to it you’ll find mini golf and go carts and ice cream stands. It’s as if the beauty of the Grand Canyon is not enough. We need man-made forced fun to truly be entertained.
Yet no place is more bizarre to me in its relationship with tourism than Lancaster, PA…Amish Country.
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