Heron Cove Guest House
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... mountains, and it didn't disappoint! Even the hotels and fast food restaurants stuck with the alpine theme! We soaked in the atmosphere for a bit before heading to the cabin, which was an adventure in itself! It truly was in the middle of nowhere, with dirt tracks of at least 30 degree inclination proving a challenge for our wee Ford Fiesta. We managed though, and the result was so very worth ...
... were named after them. As early as 1564, French traders were dealing with the Apalache.
In January 1784, the first permanent non-native settlement began when German immigrant, William Dunson, was awarded a land grant. The settlement was known as Groaning Rock, named that because of a nearby rock formation that made, (yup, you guessed it) a groaning sound when a strong wind blew through it. In 1808 a trading post ...
... we had to go there. It was pretty fancy, though small by NJ standards. What was really nice was the lovely dinner we had while sitting outside in 80 degree weather listening to a live band play a concert (apparently this mall hosts concerts! Mall of Georgia: 1, Rockaway: 0!).
To say the least it was a nice evening where we were reminded how nice warm weather is. And of course, what relaxation feels like. Tomorrow....we go to America's largest aquarium!!! Stay tuned!
... famed Amicalola Falls - 3rd highest in the USA and the start/end of the Appalachian Trail. And then hiked from the visitor center to the falls and back on two different trials. Maybe 3 miles or 1/1,000th of the famed Trail. Like spending 10 minutes at the Grand Canyon!
And then we discovered the boutique town of Blue Ridge where the new money from Atlanta hangs out over weekends and holidays. Great shopping and the ...
... Gainesville, GA. We are staying at the Super 8 Motel. We will arise in the morning, pack up PEARL and head out for another day's ride. We will hopefully visit the "Our Lady of the Angels Monastary" and the "Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament" in Hanceville,AL and will stay in Irondale,AL tomorrow night.
Goodnight to ALL !!
"GOD will command His Angels to protect you wherever you go". ~ (Psalm 91:11)
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