Day 39, July 12: Falls of Rough, KY, Rough River Lodge to Springfield, KY, Elisabeth Goth’s House

Big push to Springfield and to see my cousin, Elisabeth Goth.  

Falls of Rough Lake


Mark is ready to bike to breakfast 


As usual flowers line the road



Extra fortification.  I wonder if we can tow one of those for dog protection. 

A Mennonite planting tobacco



A hot day to cut hay, rake it up, tie it in bundles, lift it into the cart and put in the barn — all by hand





At lunch I was overwhelmed by all of the tobacco products


We stopped again to eat lunch in Sonora as it was so hot, we just needed some AC and a quick bite to eat with a half gallon of ice tea. 



We left our mark


Nancy was waiting for Art in her RV and we got a tour.  


If you’re in Sonora, at at Brook’s General Store and Cafe. 


Mark and his friends


Bourbon country



Elisabeth meets us at highway 150 and 152 to take us to her house.  We were so happy to see her after 99 miles…

Elisabeth gave us the royal treatment with help from Sarah’s cooking, Ann’s support and Tom the masseuse.  Our visit was way to short.  

We had what was one of the best meals ever.  And I don’t say this because we’ve had poor quality food for the last 39 days. 

  1. The meal.  Salad (with more than iceberg lettuce). Quinoa crusted quiche. Sweet peas and onions. Quinoa. Lamb and lobster.  And for dessert a chocolate flourless cake with  rasperries on top. I had two complete servings of everything.  It was the perfect meal!  

Our cheery host!

After a massage and shower we slept soundly in really comfortable beds. 

One thought on “Day 39, July 12: Falls of Rough, KY, Rough River Lodge to Springfield, KY, Elisabeth Goth’s House”

  1. Great to see you’re in bourbon country. I don’t know how you left… Sad to see so much tobacco products everywhere.

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