The Cottage at Laughing Place Farm
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We arrived at Natural Bridge National Park by 9am. Here in the Appalachian Mountains the air is quite brisk in the early morning but it soon warms up. We walked down the 150 steps to the entrance of the Natural Bridge archway and admired one of natures creations. The Natural Bridge is classified as one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Carved by a river from 36,000 tons of limestone, the arch is over 65 metres high, 12 metres thick and spans 28 metres between the ...
... 10am Eastern time.
Natural Bridge is a National Historic Landmark in the Blue Ridge Mountains near the Shenandoah River and Lace Falls. Deemed the "Bridge of God" by the Monacan Indians who discovered it. The arch is 65 metres high and is composed of solid ...
We had a quiet day today. Paul walked up the road to bring us back some salads for lunch which were really good.
Our highlight of the day was going to dinner with John and Sharon. They came and picked us up in their new Ford 150 truck, so big and American we loved it. We went for dinner at their favourite restaurant called Flemings Steakhouse in McLean Virginia. They frequent ...
Today we wanted to be part of the 4th of July celebrations at Washington Monument so we bought some Smart trip cards for the metro train service and took the train there. Today is hot about 32 degrees and very humid.
We get off at Metro Centre in Washington DC and as we come up from the underground we buy hotdogs and see the street parade go by. We walk to Capital Hill where all the celebrations are and walk up an down the length of the National Mall ...
... find the first road stop or garage to pull into to put on our wet weather gear. You cannot stop on the Interstate, it is not safe to do so. We avoid riding in heavy rain, we just wait it out. The roads here are very good to travel on, they are well made.
We make it to Samar's place in Arlington (which is five metro ...
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