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Riding the Harley on this trip. Meeting Larry and Don at 0730am about an hour south of my place for breakfast. Riding 500 miles +/- to Alcoa where we will stop for the night. Then, on to the Tail of the Dragon and other sights in the area!
Made it to Alcoa, Tennessee at about 7pm. Long, tiring day, but BEAUTIFUL riding. The horse farms …
... reminded me more of the Blanco River in the Texas Hill Country. Of course it was gorgeous and we stopped a few places to take pics.
Then we drove back into crazy Gatlinburg. What a contrast. Now remember it is Saturday. And Gatlinburg’s traffic makes Houston look pretty calm. We couldn’t wait to get back to the hotel so we could park our car. ...
... path right on the river. We set up our tripod and we were in business
At this point we were starving but I knew exactly where I wanted to eat. I had read that the Bush
Bean Factory had a museum and a restaurant so off we went on another detour to Dandridge, Tennessee. There we encountered the nicest folks who are extremely proud of their Bush Beans. We watched ...
Our next stop for two nights, was just outside Gatlinsburg, which neighbours the Smoky Mountains, the most visited national park in the whole of America. We had driven around 6 hours that day to get there, and so that evening we took to one of the local fast food joints. Although the locals in there were horrific, the food was exactly what we fancied! The next morning, we had our sights set on the Smoky Mountains. A quick visit to the information centre, with a ...
... such different beliefs. It gives perspective, something I am gaining increasingly more of everyday on this trip. After we rounded off our build day with lunch provided by the site, we headed to the lake house for some swimming, snacking, and speed boating. The afternoon was relaxing and I feel adequately prepared and rested for the next 7 days straight of ...
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