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... trailers were built up from the ground, so we decided that there must be a flooding problem in the area. Every once in a while there were huge car lots backed up to the hills, but not necessarily where there were little towns. The schools in the area looked large and new, so we think that the government must be subsidizing them. We finally reached our destination of Charleston, West Virginia, but we were truly exhausted, sticky, and cranky. I don't understand how ...
... up on the other side.
There are numerous places, with interpretive signs, to stop along the way allowing one to take in views of the gorge and bridge. Prior to the opening of the New River Gorge Bridge, this was the only way across with a vehicle. The visitor center also has a gift shop, Junior Ranger Badge program, clean restrooms and ample parking. ...
... which I am all sure you have seen on Facebook.
Amy made a traditional "Thanksgiving" dinner which was delicious and hit the spot including a beer and wine for Robyn.
Saturday had us on a guided tour from Ellie of Charleston and the museum which was wonderful followed by some Ginger bread house making.
An early dinner of Wings at the "Cold Spot" before we went to the WVU basketball game "lets ...
... parted ways. I spent some time taking photos of the big attraction on Bridge Day, the base jumpers.
Hundreds of people come here to jump off the bridge, using a parasail-type chute, which is much more steerable than a normal parachute. According to one spectator, jumpers have to show they've made several jumps from airplanes before they are allowed to jump off the bridge. Then they pay about $500 ...
We topped a further 300 miles today. Having made the definite decision to buy fireworks , when we finally found a place it was of course closed!
After crossing the Ohio river into Louisville KY, and then on through Lexington,We stopped in Winchester, KY for lunch at the same place we had lunch 7years ago : The Cantuckee Diner. Talk about ...
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