Saturday, July 13, 2013

Day 3: Colonial Williamsburg

This morning we took the opportunity to explore Colonial Williamsburg further. Right across the street from the hotel, it's easy to get to. But it's so big, we took advantage of the free shuttle to save on some of the walking.

We explored the English-style gardens at the Governor's palace.
 Had a little chat with the governor's cook about cooking in the 18th century.
 Naturally - we quickly found the wool shop - they were weaving...
 And spinning!
 We spoke to the apothocary....

And I might have got in on the action as well (though the only thing authentic is my hat!)
Tonight is the last night here - and there is talk about catching a ghost tour - though I'm not sure if we'll have time after dinner.

Tomorrow we're back on the road, though we'll be taking out time coming back and probably stopping somewhere for the night.

8 comments:

Dee said...

You look pretty as a picture!

Safe travels on your journey home.

Monika said...

Looks like she's weaving a piece of lawn! Lovely picture of you!

Minding My Own Stitches said...

That apothecary guy looks a bit bored ... maybe you should have challenged him to mix up some sort of tincture?

lexa said...

Ghost tour! Cool!

Araignee said...

I only have vague memories of the place since it was so long ago that I drug the kids through there. It looks so cool that I think I need a return visit.

Nancy Kay said...

Isn't Williamsburg a fun place to visit? I love your pictures! And the one of you fits in well. Are you wearing the dress you made and posted a photo of recently? Glad you're having a good visit. Safe travels!

heideho said...

I have never been there, but I really want to go after seeing your pictures and hearing about Colonial Williamsburg. Do you know what the weaver was using to make the rug (I'm assuming it was a rug) so fluffy?

elns said...

Looks like you had a blast! Thanks for sharing your adventures.