Alexander House Inn & Hostel
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... all day on some beautiful backwoods, country roads and had a lot of good talks about this trip. Its crazy that in three days I'll be in DC at arrival. While talking with TJ I realized again how lucky I am and thank you to all of you for helping me reach this amazing ...
... Civil War battlefields it was mainly spared from actual conflict and damage during that time. To be honest I'm still getting my head around the civil war. A war to abolish or maintain slavery - depending on what side you are on. Americans killing Americans - amazing. I got to pick up my rental that day so I could take off down south (see photo and commentary). On Friday I left Charlottesville to head south in the smallest car on the ...
We done a day trip to the historic village of Harpers Ferry which borders 3 states. A great little place for lunch and packed with tourists.
The next day we took a quick ride up to West Virginia so I could tick another state off on my bike then we headed for Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive.
Had an amazing ride along the ridge of the mountains with stunning fall scenery. Even saw a couple of baby bears in a tree which caused the usual 'bear jam'. ...
... ago came to terms with my nerdiness.
PS: By the way,Chloe’s advice was along the lines of “Be where you are.” My mantra tends to be: "Nothing ever goes according to plan, but somehow it always works out." I'd say these kind of go ...
... looking around the shops, we went to eat lunch at the red robin restaurant. We then went ot buy some scrapbooks and craft materiel for them in Michael's (craft store) followed by a trip to Barnes and Noble bookstore. When we get back we will show you guys the scrapbooks we have done.
Overall a very successful day, despite the heat.
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