James River Inn
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... it was a huge set of caverns, so big it took an hour for the tour. Words cannot describe how beautiful and amazing these caves were. We left after a while and went back to the Skyline Drive. We stopped at a beautiful overlook, kicked back and had a snooze in the late afternoon sun. When we we woke up we started back along the winding road, only to stop after a few minutes as we saw a baby ...
... was found and after some discussion reluctantly offered his house.
Many paintings have been produced of the surrender scene and most include Gen Custer (yeah of last stand fame) who had covered himself in glory in the war. He was most definitely NOT there. Interesting how spin worked even then.
There is quite a lot to see around the place and well worth the visit. Particularly enjoyed the soldiers stories. It is quite remarkable that so ...
We done a day trip to the historic village of Harpers Ferry which borders 3 states. A great little place for lunch and packed with tourists.
The next day we took a quick ride up to West Virginia so I could tick another state off on my bike then we headed for Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive.
Had an amazing ride along the ridge of the mountains with stunning fall scenery. Even saw a couple of baby bears in a tree which caused the usual 'bear jam'. ...
... patiently hugging me, until she couldn’t hold it in any longer: “it’s not what you want to hear right now… but you smell incredible!” And the giggling began.
Thus began my unplanned week of rest and recovery in Charlottesville, Virginia. Jessie and Kat let me explode all over their lounge room for four days and nights, Kat bought me a bed to sleep on (I still feel bad about that!) and Jessie very graciously, despite ...
... informed of the changes until they thought they were ready to order, the whole thing was rather odd.
The sleeping car attendant turned our chairs into the lower bunk and dropped the upper bunk down after dinner and off we went to sleep. I slept through most of the stops, but woke up in Indianapolis, where we stopped for the better part of an hour, and they turned off all the power so the temperature went right up. Other than that, it was a smooth ride.