Travel Blog - Amish

The Miller

Posted on Thursday, September 10th, 2015 in Amish, Bristol, Must See's & Stops, Northern Indiana, Outdoor, Things to do in Amish Country

The Miller

When a mill was built, the village needed a miller. The job was advertised in a nearby city or sometimes in faraway places. Some millers learned the skill of milling in Europe and came to work in North America. The miller needed special knowledge to operate, adjust and repair the millwheel, gears and millstones. A … Continued

Amish Life from an Amish Wife

Posted on Monday, August 24th, 2015 in Amish

Amish Life from an Amish Wife

Elaine Jones shares a few words on . . . Amish Life Elaine is an Amish wife, mother and business owner. She and her son Seth host traditional Amish meals in their rural Topeka home. Often these gatherings are paired with cooking or quilting demonstrations. Elaine shares a bit of her everyday life here… Welcome … Continued

Elkhart’s Gateway Mile

Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 in Amish, Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Places to eat, Quilt Garden Tour, Trip Ideas, Unique Shopping

Elkhart’s Gateway Mile

Ten Under $10 Otters and egrets and bears, oh my!  Not to worry, the “wildlife” at Wellfield Botanic Gardens is cast in bronze and always approachable.  Kids love the “hunt;” everyone enjoys the lush gardens surrounded by charming pump houses and fun water features. The best part? You can see it all for just $5 … Continued

It Takes a Village

Posted on Monday, July 27th, 2015 in Amish, Must See's & Stops, Outdoor, Quilt Garden Tour

It Takes a Village

People often use the phrase, “It takes a village…” when referring to Synthetic Grass Denver Colorado, but I’m thinking that most things that take time are better when a village is involved. Take for instance a quilt garden. I remember the beautiful villas in Switzerland and this site https://www.exceptionalvillas.com/switzerland managed to capture the great scenery … Continued

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