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Travel Blogs from Cartersville
... to try and post some thoughts about what I see and perhaps more importantly about how these places impact me. If you read along, don't expect anything too deep. Hopefully I can share with family and friends my experiences as they unfold.
Prayers are appreciated.
Well the last 2 weeks have been busy. My co-worker has been on vacation, so I have assumed his work on top of mine & it hasn't left much time for anything else, but I have found time here & there for planning my biggest trip ever!
So here's the finished product....
Yep- 16 states & approximately 6000 miles in 2 weeks. VERY ambitious to say the least I think.
The highlights of the whole trip for me will be:
... when the government had shut down & national parks were closed - -
the parkway itself was open, but the campgrounds, visitor centers, etc
were all closed.... meaning traffic was light, there were no campers,
travel trailers, or tour busses - - when will that ever happen again
during leaf-season?? Lol!))
So, now it's on to 2014 - - my 50th birthday year... and my fantastic wife ...
... at the Mounds on September 8th. Don’t miss the fall events on October 6th that will include weaponry, flint knapping, basket weaving and pottery; all essential to the survival of the Native Americans. The Nighttime Hayride with Native American Stories by fireside will take place on November 2nd and 3rd.
So, take a page from the past and ...
... a platform for temples, a mortuary house and the home of the priest/chief. The historic site is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission ranges from $2.50 to $5.00. Group rates are available with advance notice, and bus parking is available. On April 14th, Saturday, the Etowah Indian Mounds will host a Native American Weapons and Torchlight Tour. The Indian Mounds will ...