WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2016:

Today I drove 87 miles from Waterbury, Vermont to White River Junction, Vermont.



Click on the images below for the original full-size image.

During the short drive I made a quick stop at the state capital in Montpelier.
Vermont State Capital Building in Montpelier

Most of the day was spent dodging the rain.
I checked into a Comfort Inn in White River Junction, Vertmont.
I drove down to North Hartland and drove over the Willard Twin Covered Bridge.
Willard Twin Covered Bridge in North Hartland, Vermont

I checked into the Comfort Inn in White River Junction, Vermont.
Comfort Inn in White River Junction, Vermont

I also drove over to nearby Hanover, New Hampshire to see the movie Sully.
Watch the dash cam video below for more details about today's journey.
Which also includes a hotel report on tonight's accommodations at the end of the video.

22 minute Road Report about today's journey.



MY DAILY EMAIL SENT ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
Hello Folks,

It's going to be a short report today. It rained most of the day today. I had a day planned driving around the back roads of Vermont and visiting about a dozen covered bridges. I set out from the hotel this morning to do this even though it was raining, but it just wasn't any fun in such gloomy weather that I quickly gave up. I went back to my hotel and checked out a day early. I figured I would get closer to my destination tomorrow so I wouldn't have so far to drive.

I made a quick stop in Montpelier and took a picture of the state capitol. I got wet doing this.



I hopped back on Interstate 89 after my brief visit to Montpelier. Below is a screen grab from the dash cam during my rainy drive.



When I got to White River Junction it had stopped raining. There are a couple covered bridges in North Hartland which was only 5 miles from there. So I drove down to see them. They are pictured below. The larger of the two covered bridges is behind the first one. I couldn't get a good vantage point, there were no trespassing signs posted everywhere.



I drove back to White River Junction and had lunch and then checked into a Comfort Inn. It felt strange checking into a hotel without a reservation. I never do that, I have to plan everything. I have a phobia about getting somewhere and there being no place to stay.

This afternoon I went to see the movie Sully. I saw it in a 100 year old theater in downtown Hanover, New Hampshire. Dartmouth College was just two blocks down the road.

It wasn't the day that I had planned but it wasn't a bad day.

That's it for today,

Tim




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