Hawk and Ivy B&B Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Today was supposed to be a rain day so we planned things that didn't require good weather. As it turned out it was a beautiful day - probably over 19 degrees!! We started out at the Folk Center - many great pieces from local artisans including quilting, pottery, paintings, woodworking, jewellery no more. Then we drove to the Builtmore Estate - home of the Vanderbuilts. We didn't actually see it ... A very ...
... chose the route to Mt. Mitchell via Blue Ridge Pkwy. However, partway along, we found that the road was closed. So, we continued along the open road to Waynesville and from there to Burnsville North Carolina. After inquiring at an information center, we discovered that we still had an hour+ to go soooo, we perused a couple of shops and headed back home. We bought firewood and the 4 of us enjoyed a lovely campfire with wine and apps... A great ...
... to creek level, just before crossing over Burnthouse Branch. From here, we made our way through a mess of downed trees and then rock-hopped up to the base of Waterfall on Burnthouse Branch. Sandy and I had attempted to visit this waterfall on Memorial Day, but were unable to find it. I had come back a few weeks later to get it, and now Sandy has gotten it too. Good thing, as I was getting a little tired of hiking this very overgrown trail, now ...
After not seeing each other for 3 months, we decided it would be a good idea for our first activity to be a 2.5 hour road trip (each way) up to Asheville, NC. Two people. One Acura (Japanese Princess). No air conditioning. Roll out.
We tried to go to the Biltmore Estate, but it was CRAZY expensive, so we just went to the city and wandered around in the awful ...
... above and in half a mile or so, we stopped at the bottom of Cabin Trail. This trail is not well marked and it would be easy to miss it. It’s also incredibly steep, gaining about 800 feet in less than three-quarters of a mile. Fortunately, cold weather is great for strenuous hiking. Although I was certainly huffing and puffing going up the trail, at least I wasn’t sweating much. Casey and I reached the top first and ...