Travel Blogs from Martinsville
... Knoll and heading back to the parkway. Just before crossing the parkway, we crossed through an open meadow with lots of daisies blooming and a view of the chateau/winery in the distance. Across the parkway, the trail starts heading down gradually through a meadow, where we saw a number of butterflies eating nectar from wildflowers. After a bit, the trail headed into a forested area, crossed a creek, ...
... I had only done flatwater previously. So, this was a great easy introduction to navigating rapids. And it was certainly clear I was a newbie - hitting rocks and getting turned around in my boat as I went over most of the rapids in a not-so-graceful way. But I managed to stay in the boat and not fall out during the trip. My rental boat was a Jackson recreational kayak, a nice boat made of plastic that is durable enough to ...
... AT in 1982, heading southward from Maine. He had gotten as far as Georgia and planned to finish up the last section this year. Today, he was just hiking the Rock Castle Gorge loop for conditioning. Past Grassy Knoll, we descended back into the forest to head into the gorge, we started seeing trillium. Mostly the great white trillium (Trillium grandiflorum) but also some purple trillium (Trillium erectum). The purple color ...
... when the lady walked in she told him that he was able to go to the collage. When he graduated he was the smartest person in the class, so the teacher asked him to teach at the college. He did that for a while and he also taught at a school that he built with a bunch of students. I thought that it was amazing that people can be so smart even though they didn’t have an ...
... towards Moore's Wall. We followed the
road into the family campground and then got on the Moore's Wall Loop
Trail. Almost immediately, there is a stream crossing, then the many
stairs up to Moore's Wall. We saw the other group here who were just
coming down from Moore's Wall. Then the climb. The wind and
temperature made the walk chilly, but at the same time, I was sweating
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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