Southern Road Trip: Final Thoughts on Old Salem
Old Salem is a delightful district where the old customs are respected and the history is very much alive; (more…)
Southern Road Trip: Do or Don’t in Old Salem
DON’T expect to spend more than a day in Old Salem.
DON’T buy anything at the local shops – especially the “antique” ones. They’re fun to look through, but they’re overpriced and many of the items aren’t authentic. (more…)
Southern Road Trip: What to Eat in Old Salem
Moravian Ginger Cookies: These thin, crisp gingersnap-like cookies are delightful – if you dip them in tea. I found them a little too crunchy that the spices didn’t quite come out when I first tasted them. However, after having them with hot tea I am a convert.
Lemon Ice Cream: Okay, so I got this at the Farmers Market, and you can only get it on Saturdays, but you must do it. A woman with a tiny cart makes it at home from her own cows’ milk and sells it for cheap (hopefully she stills does).
Mint Gelato: The same woman also sells mint gelato that ranked right up there with the gelato I had in Rome. (more…)