TownePlace Suites by Marriott Huntington
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Today it was cool when we left. It was probably about 13°C maybe a tad higher and then by the time we got into the hills Fred said that at one point it was down to 11.5°C. As usual, the roads were in pretty good shape. We saw deer. At one point, a large hawk flew right beside me as I rode. I have to say honestly that I am more nervous on the Honda than on ...
Anxious to see Cousin Carol in Lexington Kentucky but delayed due to a disastrous accident that closed the highway. Highlight of the day was lunch at Hooters somewhere in West Virginia. What I forgot to say yesterday was that my dear dear Aunt Felice, whom I love very much, celebrated her 100th birthday. Love to you Aunt Felice:)
... only by candlelight, because the idea was to give us a feel of what touring the cave would have been like in the 1800s, when slaves gave tours to visiting folks for tips. We learned a lot of interesting facts on this tour and saw some amazing pieces of history. Among these were the remnants of a saltpeter mining operation that was from the War of 1812 (saltpeter was taken from the cave and used to make gunpowder for the war), some brick buildings built inside ...
... be seen reflecting off the side of the mountains around us and wind whipped across the road. It was quite a ride through the dark mountain roads. When we finally arrived at our first stop, it was a relief to find it not raining.
Strangely the camp ground was full. In the morning we learned that many of the near by residence came to camp out because there power was out. We manage to find a spot only because someone reserved a spot and didn't show up. ...
... flowers to put in a cup with water. While I was doing this, Madison caught the exact same fish that she caught before! It was starting to get cold, so we went inside and ate dinner. We then made a campfire and ate smores!
After that we took a shower in the RV and went to bed. I had a good first day in West Virginia.
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