My children were fascinated with Amish country. What do you mean no TV?! Not even DS?! Confusion abounded that such a world existed today and not in the time before dinosaurs (when their mother was a little girl).
With the children’s curiosity piqued, our family really enjoyed the sights of Lancaster county. We drove through towns with colourful names like Intercourse, Bird-in-Hand, Ronks and Paradise.
While we were waiting for a buggy ride with Aaron and Jessica’s Buggy Rides, the children spotted an old-fashioned candy store (conveniently located near the waiting area).
The Lollipop Shoppe is a large purple house which allows you to pick and mix candy bought by weight.
The driver was friendly and knowledgeable and took us on a little tour of the nearby farmland. We saw a one-room schoolhouse which is still in use. There is one teacher who teaches all the children together. Amish…
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