Travel Blogs from Asheville, United States

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First Day., Asheville, United States travel blog

First Day.

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Left home this morning about 9, arrived in Asheville, NC at 3:15.  Gassed the car and straight to the hotel.  Looks like a Cracker Barrel we noticed close by is calling our name for super.  Tomorrow morning we will tour the Biltmore ...

Reminded of Beginnings, Asheville, United States travel blog

Reminded of Beginnings

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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The flight was long, but fine. In Atlanta, I got on a Greyhound to Greenville where Annie picked me up. We went straight to eat some sushi. Americans and their highways are shocking, even after South Africa. Shedrock was so happy to see me. I brushed ...

Mar 27, 2014, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mar 27, 2014

A travel blog entry by thepaynes2014

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Before leaving, Asheville, United States travel blog

Before leaving

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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... , I'm writing this from the west coast of Namibia. Forget about that for a moment and get into the trip: My stay in Asheville was excellent... just what i needed. Annie didn't give me too much trouble for being on the computer most of the time getting ...

Reflections and Returns, Asheville, United States travel blog

Reflections and Returns

A travel blog entry by cpricci

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Well, all missions accomplished. I found what I was looking for and much more. Ask and you will be granted. Everything is nice in western NC. These mountains seem like Eden until you compare them to what they were in 1800, or until you drive by the ...

The End, Asheville, United States travel blog

The End

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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The end has come..the last 13 months have been awesome. The words that come to mind are freedom, adventure, peace, fun... It was a journey to far away places, new ones and known ones but mostly into ourselves. It sounds esoteric, but it's true. Being ...

Day 37 & 38: Temperatures hit record low, sub 90, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 37 & 38: Temperatures hit record low, sub 90

A travel blog entry by sschwaiger

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Leaving South Carolina and the Lowcountry marked the end of a long flat journey through the southern states. Coming into Asheville, NC, we viewed our first hills since descending out of Taos (32 days ago) and the sight of something high and green brought ...

Wedding Day/Going Away Party, Asheville, United States travel blog

Wedding Day/Going Away Party

A travel blog entry by hdrk53

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... ; WOW was that tricky or what.  All in all it was a very good time.  We are getting ready to head back into Asheville and hook up with Janna and Steve for a bicycle ride along the river.  Of course there will be more pictures to add to the ...

Day 1 – Friday, March 29, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 1 – Friday, March 29

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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... of the trip was easier. We checked into the Bear Creek Campground w hich is off I-40 south and west of downtown Asheville. Interestingly, it is about 3 miles from the neighborhood I grew up in.  We lived in Malvern Hills in ...

The Beautiful Biltmore Estate/alight for Christmas, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Beautiful Biltmore Estate/alight for Christmas

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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What can you say about a home of such grandeur?  A home with 4 acres of floor space, 250 rooms, 34 bedrooms, 43 bathrooms, 65 fireplaces (all of which were lit for this Christmas candlelight tour), and 67 beautifully decorated Christmas trees of ...

Getting ready for San Ramon, Asheville, United States travel blog

Getting ready for San Ramon

A travel blog entry by johnathon

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Why do it? Why sell your car and many of your posessions, say goodbye to your friends, quit your job, grab your suitcases and guitar and hit the open road to follow a lady from India who goes around the world hugging people? For me there are ...

Hitchhiking North Carolina, Asheville, United States travel blog

Hitchhiking North Carolina

A travel blog entry by trackingdj

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... . Woke up and started asking for rides. It took about an hour, and i was about to finally give up, when i got my ride to Asheville. The driver was a nice guy in his 50s who was driving home from a vacation to see the family by the beach. He talked alot, ...

Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville

A travel blog entry by edddadams

... gonna escalate,bwe quickly made it for the car before one could pull some kind of hillbilly weapon on us. Drove up to Asheville checked into Ramada Hotel a nice on the outskirts. Bought a couple of burgers and using our disposable BBQ that we hadn't used ...

The Pleasant Surprise Called Asheville, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Pleasant Surprise Called Asheville

A travel blog entry by browngaltrekker

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... do you get to visit a store like that?   If you're an avid arts person who loves to peruse handmade and original creations, Asheville has the River Arts District just a few miles drive out of the main hub.  I was told that this area was ...

Update and Tidbits, Asheville, United States travel blog

Update and Tidbits

A travel blog entry by hdrk53

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... to Asheville to stay with our favortie cousin and cousin-in-law. It rained on us almost all the way from Savannah to Asheville.. What a mess !!!! We have tidbits of the trip- Do you know who makes the BEST pizza in Asheville and probably in ...

Hardtimes in the Appalachian Mtns., Asheville, United States travel blog

Hardtimes in the Appalachian Mtns.

A travel blog entry by mjslonim

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... Hardtimes loop at Lake Powhatan Campground in the Pisgah Nat. Forest, just a mile off the Blue Ridge Parkway and close to Asheville, North Carolina.   Apart from cleaning the park’s six bathrooms twice a week, hard times these are ...

Mountain Folk, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mountain Folk

A travel blog entry by mememe

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... mirror. Rest of the drive was really nice. The air was a lot cooler even with the sun out. Arrived in the mountain town of Asheville safe and sound, but was in DESPERATE need of booze...and lot's of it. Unfortunately, my room wasn't ready at the hotel, ...

Day 113– Saturday, July 20, 2013, Travel Day, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 113– Saturday, July 20, 2013, Travel Day

A travel blog entry by travelagain

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Good driving day, but long. We were on the road 8 hours including stops.  We'll spend a 2 days in Asheville with my father and brother.  Then we’ll be home on Tuesday.    ...

Beer City, Asheville, United States travel blog

Beer City

A travel blog entry by amarika

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    We rode into Asheville in the afternoon after an easy 25 mile ride. There we were greeted by our couch surfing host, Mike. He was a very friendly guy who quickly made us feel comfortable and told us to make ourselves at home. It ...

Asheville experience, Asheville, United States travel blog

Asheville experience

A travel blog entry by lahardee

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Today was a great day.  I now know what a hostel is all about. This one is a big Victorian style house with dorm rooms, single rooms, kitchen, etc. But we are camping out back :)  Bryce insisted on putting up the circus tent.. but it turned out ...

Stanger with a door key, Asheville, United States travel blog

Stanger with a door key

A travel blog entry by lc65259

May 2006 Home Again- Stranger with a door key Culture shock. They tell you about it but its not until you experience it for yourself that you really can understand it. I traveled the world over and didn't really experience culture shock, but when I ...

Mountains are great!, Asheville, United States travel blog

Mountains are great!

A travel blog entry by rachelvanslyke

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Wow! The sweetest view coming up to Asheville. Got in yesterday, and just so happen to bump into a couch surfer's meeting at the brew pub here! What a neat group of people. I am staying at a home where my friends Deanne and David often take in travelers, ...

And for my weekend retreat..., Asheville, United States travel blog

And for my weekend retreat...

A travel blog entry by finechina

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... the pool was certainly a huge sight. Although, the swim suits of the time looked like a pain in the neck to wear! You can't even call it a swimsuit when it looks like a frilly dress with shoes... That's really all for Asheville, North Carolina. Fine ...

Day 1, Asheville, United States travel blog

Day 1

A travel blog entry by dlmitchell71

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2010 U.S. Road Trip – Day 1 - 6/19/2010 – Destination Asheville, NC It was 2003 when we decided that we would take a 6 week vacation to tour the U.S. by car during the summer of 2010. After planning for 7 years we are finally on the ...

N. Carolina is a long state and so is this entry, Asheville, United States travel blog

N. Carolina is a long state and so is this entry

A travel blog entry by funkinthetrunk

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... getting late, we knew we better start looking for a place to camp. We realized that finding a place to sleep outdoors in downtown Asheville would be difficult so we went online to find some parks on the outskirts. We found a nice one with a pool, ...

The Innocents Abroad, Asheville, United States travel blog

The Innocents Abroad

A travel blog entry by lc65259

I leave for my trip in 10 days! I can't believe it really, I mean I have always known that is was approaching but now its real its here in 10 short days. I still have a lot of things I need to get together before I leave. Packing is a big one, I know I ...

Keeping Up With The Jones's, Asheville, United States travel blog

Keeping Up With The Jones's

A travel blog entry by fred.ropp

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  It has been a contest since the cave man days.  You dig a cave and I'll quickly make one bigger.  I suppose the first two families were the Smith's and Jones's doing their thing somewhere underneath a tree and rock.  The contest has ...

English lady in a French dress, Asheville, United States travel blog

English lady in a French dress

A travel blog entry by malbet

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... come across it at all, however it did feature in all the reams of literature and web sites we have used. Biltmore House in Asheville is as they say 'awesome'. Nancy in the visitors centre in Asheville, (who by the way has somewhat restored our faith in ...

What is this foreign land called home?, Asheville, United States travel blog

What is this foreign land called home?

A travel blog entry by lc65259

"Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't, and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, LET IT. Nobody ...

Headed for the TAT, Asheville, United States travel blog

Headed for the TAT

A travel blog entry by macrosse1

I left VA and headed to the TAT on a bald tire. I ended up stopping to camp for the night to save some money. It reminded me of being on the PCT. I will be changing the tire and oil tomorrow in ...

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