The Firehouse Inn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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As we sit down to write this blog the sun has come out. Not the same when we left this morning, low clouds and rain. Well a couple days ago we were told by a lovely couple of a covered bridge in Madison county which they had seen that morning, they said this was the bridge used in the famous film. "The Bridges of Madison County" so we had to go, having been given ...
... and via the freeway overnighting in Johnson City in Tennessee. We continued north on Saturday driving some 300 miles, crossing into Virginia, and camped in Waynesboro. The camp here is big - nearly 300 sites and mostly large caravans, fifth wheelers and bus like motorhomes. Our van looks really small. People are fascinated by our accents and always ask where we are from. The Independence Day celebrations were just about to begin and as we were setting up the decorated golf ...
Today we decided to go to the Blue Ridge Parkway which is a very scenic route through the mountains. This was recommended by Steve and Norma and well worth the visit. We first went to the visitors centre and got the various maps and directions. We also saw a short film about how the parkway was built.Basically after the depression the government wanted employment for ...
... playing and lots of people there but no local vendors plying their wares. We were only there a few minutes and then headed out.
Our next stop was Bloomfield’s, a nice store with a lot of everything! We ended up buying two corn holders, should have gotten two more. I also found two small lotus bowls.
We came on back to the coach as we wanted to be back in plenty of time to watch the Belmont. We put out chairs and ...
... tired myself, still recovering from the night before, and was happy to take some time out. I caught up with Linda, updating her on the recent happenings, strolled around shops at stopped off at Wendy's. It had occurred to me that I'd been in the states for over a week and not yet sampled an American Cheeseburger, Fries and a cup of black coffee so it was time to eat one in the home of the hamburger. To be honest I was disappointed because I remember hamburgers tasting ...