Sunday, June 20, 2010

Amish Country

The last weekend that Josh's family were here, we went down to visit an Amish community that isn't too far away from us. I don't think that I have ever seen near as many horse and buggies! It was very interesting and actually very touristy. We went to a farm where they have all these different exotic animals. They take you around in a wagon and you are able to feed the animals. They had several kinds of animals. Half way through the wagon ride, my camera died. But here are some pictures that I was able to take

After the farm, the boys headed to the Football Hall of Fame and we girls stayed about the Amish community and looked in all their shops. It was a lot of fun. While we were there, a HUGE storm hit. As we pulled into a parking lot, we saw these really black clouds to the north. As soon as we opened our doors, the wind starting blowing REALLY hard and it started to pour. As we walk open the door, everything flies everywhere. The tornado sirens start to go off and the women in the store rush us down to the basement. The turn on the radio to see what is going on (Yes, they have radios! Who knew?). After waiting a few minutes and seeing the winds die down, we decide it's safe to go back up into the shop. It was quite an interesting experience. We look around and then after we leave we see tree branches and signs everywhere. No tornado, but ALOT of wind! It was pretty crazy and probably an experience to never forget. :) We have a TON of fun with Josh's family and can't wait to see them all again. Thanks for the good time and getting Josh & I out to FINALLY see some sights :)


  1. How fun! Sounds like you guys just about saw every sight there was to see! There was just a tornado tonight in my hometown of Billings, all the footage I've seen looks so scary! So I'm sure being shoved down to the basement of an Amish store during all that would have been an experience.
    Hope you are both doing well!

  2. whoa...did it make you homesick for OklaHOME-a?? I'm glad they had a basement for you all. Thanks for the post!

  3. Good old Amish Country. We love it but it is funny how touristy it is. I'm glad you guys had fun with family in town. The pics that you did get are great!

  4. Looks like you guys had a lot of fun with the fam! I've been wanting to go to Amish country for forever & Niagra Falls--we'll see if it ever happens!