Travel Blogs from Whittier
Our last stop has been Gatlinburg, TN. We enjoyed our visit to the Dixie Stampede and Dollywood. Jim looked all over the place, high and low but never saw Dolly! We ran into the Compton's from Lexington who happened to be here too. We enjoyed having dinner together with Ben, Suzanne, Charlie and Nancy. It was nice to have friends to enjoy a meal with again.
It will be wonderful to be back in South Carolina even though there will be lots of changes from ...
... YEEUCH! The rain was so bad at times I couldn't see a thing and found myself peering around my screen looking for the white line on the side of the road just to see where we were headed. It was not a comfortable ride at all. As Jude said, we used our imagination on what it would have looked like, especially in the fall. This is a ride I would live to come back and do. Of note, at the foot of the Cherohala, there is a visitor ...
... part started in two sections and finally, the river below the falls began to fill up. It took a total of about five minutes before the waterfall and river got to their full flow. After getting some pictures and video from the top of the rock, I got back down to the edge of the river and then went up to where the kayakers were putting in. The mist and spray from the falls made it difficult to get pictures. I even climbed up to ...
August 18th – day 106
There were a few museums and things in
and near Greensboro we could have visited but when I said the word
Museum, everyone under 16 groaned. I think they have been in plenty
of museums the last few weeks and are temporarily museumed out. So we
drove onto to Marion NC. This one did have very small signs which
said No Overnight camping so we weren't sure if we would get moved on
or not. ...
... is time to move on. It's been good to have a break from the motels and it's been good to have the company of other people especially Bob and Jude and we can't thank them enough for their generosity and hospitality. Also through them we have met so many interesting people and ridden and seen so much that we would ...