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Monday, October 10, 2011

Colonial Williamsburg

IMG_0835Yesterday, after a leisurely morning, we decided to head over and check out Colonial Williamsburg.

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We started off in the Visitor Center where we purchased our tickets. In hindsight, I think we might not have purchased tickets if we realized that we could actually go almost everywhere without one.

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It was a good walk from the Visitor Center to the village center. There were shuttles available, but we just decided to follow the pathway.

 

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I tried to imagine what it was actually like to live back in Colonial times. It might be cool to have someone drive me around in a horse-drawn carriage.

But being in the stocks might not be so much fun.

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It was a hot day to be marching around in full colonial dress. I was trying to imagine what this would be like in July and August.

At the Governor’s Palace, there was a maze in the garden, and we sat down on a bench outside while the kids explored.

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It was a great day, and probably the most walking I’ve done in a long time! I enjoyed it a lot.

Today Denise and I are going to check out the shopping in the area. It looks to be another nice day!

6 comments:

  1. That is so true. When buying tickets there, you just don't know which building are worth the admission and which not.

    Great weather and great times!

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  2. enjoy your time in Williamsburg!..looks like the weather is beeeuutttiful!!!..much better than here...rain and more rain today and the rest of the week.

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  3. We enjoyed our time their but haven't been in a long time... Hopefully we'll get to revisit it this next summer...
    Have fun
    Donna

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  4. Williamsburg is on my bucket list. (well, not that I really have much of a list).
    My wife had the chance for a visit a number of years ago as a part of some company outing, and had glowing things to say.
    So, tickets are only needed for certain parts?

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  5. Sure looks like you're getting great weather for your visit.

    I can think of some politico's who would look good in those stocks!!

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  6. Looks like all is going well! Great picture of the two of you too :)

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