Super 8 Motel Black Mountain
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... on just about every corner, grand ones and plain ones. On the way we had a hilarious time listening to country radio which played all the great "classics" such as "She thinks my tractor's sexy" and an old favourite "I don't have you but I've got my chainsaw". Yes seriously! Soooo funny! We've got business meetings tomorrow and then we'll go for a bit of an explore later in the evening before ...
Went to our first Waffle House (sounds more native if you don't pronounce any of the syllables), a greasy spoon diner. All the staff were very stressed cooking our food just in front of us. People were still allowed to smoke. Felt like a diner stuck in the 80s. Found out that I'd won some money on the lotto, a small fortune at £25. Drove on to Asheville a country town on the border of North Carolina. Pulled off the freeway to do some more country driving, try to see ...
... with a disposable BBQ so we grabbed some meat and beers and races up the famous blue ridge parkway- a famous 469 mile scenic route that follows the mountain ridge from north Virginia to South Carolina. We found a spot not actually facing the sunset but still with a view of the blue hazy mist mountains and had our bacon wrapped burgers and beers. Almost ran out of petrol on the way back, cruising in with 1 mile left on the ...
... tried to push it out as fast as it came in. Before reaching it home I just said out loud "NO, I am not going to Israel as it is unsafe and I do not have the need see it."
Only if it worked... The thought not only stayed in my head for the drive, but I was kept being reminded through the summer. I accepted the fact that at SOME POINT I would end up having to go but is not anywhere in my plans. Entering the fall I was doing research on ...
... Hopefully I'll have increased tolerance for things that bugged me before (like traffic, etc.).
This trip made the world smaller for me; made home bigger; made my sense of community bigger. We had interactions with some really special people. It was nice to hear from a few people how much they love America and want so badly to visit the good ol' USA. Aren't we lucky to live here? We saw some absolutely amazing things and places. ...
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Only room left in the area. Assault on Mt Mitchell Mtn bike race this weekend, triathlon and something else going on in the area
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