Travel Blogs from Lake Junaluska
We stopped for a stretch and to swap bikes. I was removing my gear to lower the seat on my RS for wade when an oldster on one of those NRC spyder a pulled in and asked if we needed help, we got to talking and he gave us about a week of trips we could take in the area. Then things got bad. Wade took off on my bike with me following on ...
... to the estate, which was an ordeal in itself. We had to drive to one place to pick up our will call tickets, then get in the car and drive to another place to park the car and take a shuttle to the entrance. Once at the entrance, we learned that there were no bathrooms in the house, only at the stables, so we had one more delay.
We ended up starting the tour an hour later than we had planned. Fortunately, it is a self-guided tour. It ...
We always try to stay at the same place on Friday and Saturday nights, so it worked out perfectly that we arrived in Asheville on a Friday. On Friday morning before we left Wytheville, we booked two nights at the Asheville KOA and two tours to the Biltmore Estate on Saturday. It was a short driving day through and across the Appalachians to get to ...
... They also give you hats and write what ever they like on them. One lady had a hat on that said 'I use to be a man'. Our hats weren't as funny and insulting as others.There was also an Asian guy in the restaurant , the second another Asian guy came in he yelled across the restaurant 'Yo Asia your long lost brother is over here'. In all it was funny but you have to be able to take a joke, you have all been warned.
... Something big, by the sound of it.
I’d read and heard about how to handle an encounter with a bear. Not that this was necessarily a bear, but I figured I should treat it as such. Rule number one is “don’t run.” A bear will chase something running away from it, same as a cat will. You aren’t supposed to turn your back, either. Instead, back away slowly. So, that’s what I did. For about three steps. Do you know how hard it is to ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking