Andy Griffith's Homeplace
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Well another gorgeous day on the BRP. Colder today. Both wade and I stopped to put on layers on top of layers. Long underwear sweaters hand warmers on and away we go. We crossed into North Carolina about 11:30. It's a little different here. A lot less mountain pass and more flat wide twisties. Lots of pass lanes and room to open up the bike. Judy Too is really in her ...
... for the trip and none are perfect. Ann has ordered an equal number, all in shades of purple! She also does not have the right pair of shoes and must shop some more. Carol will be joining our shopping trip, she says for shoes but we believe she can't bear to miss the ...
... br> Heading north we encountered the coolest feature and greatest engineering feat on the Parkway, the Linn Cove Viaduct. The last piece of the parkway took 20 years for environmentalist, architects, politicians and locals to agree upon. A floating bridge that doesn't disturb the natural habitat was a ...
So Mt. Airy, NC is the town that Mayberry was inspired by. Consequently, there is an Andy Griffith museum (and statue) here as well as an iconic Main St. We stopped at the statue and took a pic. You can see how meaningful it was to the kids. Then we drive down ...
... headed down the street for dinner. Trying out some haute cuisine at Chilli's. People are nice. I mentioned to the kids that people would have accents down here. Breyten said "What?! British accents?! Cool!" Insert eye roll here. ;) Breyten just ran out of batteries on his phone. He is devastated. Documentary pic ...
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