Travel Blogs from Brevard
... We exited the park and headed for Asheville, NC and our hotel. On the way some jerk ripped out of a parking lot and almost took wade out. He was struggling to hold the bike up in the gutter if the road but held it together. Then some misdirection from the GPS and we finally made it. Almost 300 miles today. Tomorrow we enter the ...
... and there were too many stairs for someone who is handicapped. so we borrowed one of their wheel chairs, so I could sit in it and John could push it and lean on it. This also enabled us to take an elevator between the two main floors. Unfortunately, we had to climb to the other floors on the stairs.
We ate a lovely, but expensive, lunch in the cafe at the stables and then headed to our reserved Butler's Tour, which was recommended by ...
... side of every highway, it seems like most trees and plants have been surrounded. I tried to get some photos, but my camera does not like to take pictures while we are moving so fast, but I have posted two. In one of them, you can see how the vine has completely covered a tree. Unfortunately, these photos do not really show the vastness of the problem.
... extremely steep trail and it was hot and humid despite being early in
the morning. The trail is relatively
flat at first crossing Cox Camp Creek a couple of times, and then really
getting steep as it moves away from the creek.
After a seemingly endless number of stairs, the trail leveled off a bit
as it went past some huge rock outcrops and approached the base of the falls. There ...
to the rocks below the platform for a better view. Between the recent rains and spray from the
waterfall, the rocks were quite slippery, but we managed to get out and get
some shots from various angles. The
spray from the waterfall was pretty strong, which did make it difficult to get
good pictures, though. After enjoying
this waterfall, we headed back to the cars.
From here, we hopped on ...