Monday, September 03, 2007

Natasha's Trip: Day 3

From: Natasha

Today we took a ride through Amish country. Our first stop was Kitchen Kettle Village where lots of Amish arts and crafts are sold. I bought a lovely candle and candle wreath, and some presents for family.


Natasha and Rachel in Amish country


Kitchen Kettle Village

On our next stop we visited a family from Rachel's church, Jody Sanger and her children. We had lunch and some fun playing with the children at their house. We then went over to an Amish farm of friend's of Jody & her family. The family was very kind and hitched up the buggy and took us a ride. It was lots of fun. We discussed their speaking of some high German, but a variation referred to as "Pennsylvania Dutch", and I told her that my husband's family all speak high German.


A view of the Amish farms


An Amish boy riding a horse and buggy


These are the Amish friends we went to visit...


... and the buggy we rode in ...


Natasha in the front seat


Amanda and Rachel in the back


And lastly, some cute Amish sheep!

Our last stop of the day was for ice cream at the Lapp's Dairy (I forgot to take pictures! Sorry!). The ice cream and waffle cones were homemade and very tasty!

[This video was taken at their friend's place. -- Editor]


Natasha on the zip line

Now we are at home for the evening and packing up for New York City tomorrow! I'm going to the Big Apple! Woohoo!

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Anonymous Mom H said...

Very interesting Day 3 in Amish Country! Kitchen Kettle Village looks like a great place to visit.
I'd love to go through those shops,
and the Amish Sheep are sooooo
cute! Enjoyed the video clip too...
looks like alot of fun Natasha!

10:32 PM  
Anonymous e. said...

Looks like Natasha is having a great time. I would love to visit Amish Country !

6:26 AM  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Glad you had so much fun in Amish Country, Tasha!

The sheep are ADORABLE! :) I'd like to have a few pet sheep!!

Glad you're having a good time...looking forward to seeing some pictures from NYC!

7:20 AM  
Anonymous sanger7 said...

Enjoyed having you here in Amish country, come back soon.
The Sanger family

6:30 PM  
Anonymous Sandi H said...

Glad to hear/see you are having such a nice time. The zip line looks like alot of fun!

I would like to visit the eastern states sometime. Amish Country would be nice to see.

Take lots of pictures and post them so we can share in the nice time you are having.

9:07 PM  

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