Super 8 Boone
Travel Blogs from Boone
... Carolina. During the afternoon we stopped at Doughton Park for tea from our newly bought flask. We made it to Boone this evening without spending a cent.
Our motel tonight is only $50.. our cheapest night in the states so far. Probably considered 'run down' compared to most places here, but its still a nicer more equipped room than all the places we stayed at in South America, so no complaints.
A great drive today. All good so far!
... maybe even 3rd if it's really tight. I lean in a bit and the bike comes with me. I see the golds, redsreds and yellows from the trees around me in my peripheral vision, Guns n' Roses in all it's greasy, grimy glory is blasting in my helmet speakers. I. AM. ON. FIRE. **** I love riding! Check this link for pics: https://picasaweb.google.com/1064799899 09924526712/BRPPart1?authkey=Gv1sRgCMyt ...
... Appalachian Trail
Ping pong tournaments
Home brewed pumpkin spice beer
Strolling down memory lane, catching salamanders
Good times with wonderful people!
... sticking up from dense vegetation and providing a beautiful contrast. Almost immediately, we saw the Sphinx rising out from the canyon floor among the dense vegetation. Towards the end of the trail, we saw the Camel, another rock formation that looked surprisingly like the animal. Altogether, we stopped at a three or four spots to enjoy the views and get some pictures and then took the trail back up to the MST and took ...
... just a couple miles more down NC-181 and stopped at the Brown Mountain Overlook. It’s just a pulloff on the side of the highway, but clearings in the trees provide great views of the mountains to the east and west. To the east, Brown Mountain, with its mysterious lights, as well as Chestnut Mountain can be seen. However, the sun sets to the west over Jonas Ridge, the eastern edge of Linville Gorge. There were great views ...