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Wandering Westward: Amongst The Amish


Picture taken whilst we ate lunch in Eastern Market, Capitol Hill, Washington DC.

9 responses

  1. S. Etole

    A familiar sight, only this is on a much larger scale judging from the link.

    July 11, 2012 at 9:43 am

    • The Farmer’s Market was quite a modest affair but inside the main building were a whole range of permanent shops and tempting eateries..

      July 11, 2012 at 3:59 pm

  2. So interesting to see my world (or at least my side of the world) from your eyes. The photo is very much like the ones coming from India, with a splash of color and people going about their business.

    July 11, 2012 at 4:40 pm

    • Wherever I travel, my views and preconceptions insist on coming too…

      July 11, 2012 at 6:21 pm

  3. Toffeeapple

    So that is where you are. Have a wonderful time, I love it there.

    July 11, 2012 at 11:43 pm

    • I’m having a great time: visiting my son and daughter-in-law; and getting to hold my beautiful little grandson for the first time!

      July 12, 2012 at 12:33 am

  4. Toffeeapple

    Ah, the ‘grandson in a basket’! How lovely.

    July 12, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    • I know I am biased but he’s amazingly cute!

      July 13, 2012 at 8:38 am

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