Poconos Vacation 2003

In August of 2003, we went up to the Poconos for a Labor Day vacation. We stayed at the Pine Knob Inn. These are the pictures we brought back.
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When here horse started to trot up the field, her hat flew off. This is when she just got it back.
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This was one of the few paths we traveled that was NOT littered with rocks and mud. I am sure the horse (Celtic) is pretty happy.
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I like this picture. It is when were were in a large field where the guide let us trot our horses. After riding through the woods for an hour, it was nice be in the open field.
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This was a nice relaxing stream and Alli seems to be enjoying the scenery.
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Hi Alli!
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The place where we went horseback riding was nice because we were able to ride the horses on our own. We were not in a "horse train" where we simply sit on a horse and it goes. The guide let us trot and gallop along with taking our horses down many trails.
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This is the cottage we stayed at when in the Poconos. It was really relaxing. There were no phones, computers, televisions, radios, etc.
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This stream was across the street from the inn.
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This house was next door to the Pine Knob Inn. We believe it was empty. Alli thought it was kinda spooky.
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From the pool, you cross the these gates to head down to the stream.
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While driving up to go horseback riding, we stopped to take pictures of a couple of deer. The deer ran away so Alli shot the local farm kitty.
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I like this picture because both the close up and far view are in focus. Kind of interesting depth.
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Next door to the Pine Knobb Inn was an empty house with a big field. Scattered around the field were large rocks.
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Garrett near the stream.
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This is the Gazebo located in front of the Pine Knobb Inn. We never went in it, but still, it is nice to look at.
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My horse could be a pain at times. He was only on the ranch for 6 months. Before that, he belonged to an Amish family who pampered him. Now he has to work for a living, so at times, he was temperamental.
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Nice flowers outside our cottage.
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This is the view of the Pine Knob Inn from across the street.
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This is another view of the Pine Knob Inn from under the front tree.
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The nice thing about the Pine Knob was that breakfast and dinner was included in the price of our room (and the food was really good).
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Compared to Hoboken, the entire area was clean and fresh. This the north view of the street leading to our Inn.
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Nice picture of the stream. Very calming.
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There were supposed to be fish in this stream. We never saw them.
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Being down at the stream was very relaxing.
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The Pine Knob Inn had a pool. Unfortunately, there was a storm the day before, so it was full of leaves.
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Another view of our cottage.
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We thought this was interesting. In the middle of this pond was an "island" of dead plants and trees.
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An interesting Billboard on the way to the Inn.
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This is Alli's favorite shot from the trip.