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Today was supposed to be a rain day so we planned things that didn't require good weather. As it turned out it was a beautiful day - probably over 19 degrees!! We started out at the Folk Center - many great pieces from local artisans including quilting, pottery, paintings, woodworking, jewellery no more. Then we drove to the Builtmore Estate - home of the Vanderbuilts. We didn't actually see it ... A very ...
... chose the route to Mt. Mitchell via Blue Ridge Pkwy. However, partway along, we found that the road was closed. So, we continued along the open road to Waynesville and from there to Burnsville North Carolina. After inquiring at an information center, we discovered that we still had an hour+ to go soooo, we perused a couple of shops and headed back home. We bought firewood and the 4 of us enjoyed a lovely campfire with wine and apps... A great ...
... Trail heading northbound towards Round Bald. The wind was brutal but we were able to get a bit of shelter hiking through a section of spruce forest, where the trees absorbed most of the wind. We went a little further past the forested area and got a couple pictures of the snowy scenes but the wind gusts were strong and so after a few pictures, we quickly made our way back to the car. From here, we headed back into North Carolina. By ...
So I instead went to the Grove Park Inn, a grand dame of a hotel that is to Ashville what the Broadmoor Hotel is to Colorado Springs. Like the Broadmoor visitation has grown with modern wealth and it’s had to add some less attractive modern wings onto the original hotel. I decided to spurge on the buffet breakfast to get a full tummy to last me through the day once I decided I was going to skip the Biltmore ...
... to a nice older gentleman who was visiting the falls while his wife was out of town. She thought the hike was too strenuous and didn’t approve of him going, so he waited for her to go out of town before visiting. Once the crowds started to arrive and we had gotten enough pictures, we continued on, climbing more stairs and then headed upstream along Crabtree Creek. ...