Skyline Lodge and Restaurant
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... falls, but since we were parked on private property, we
headed back so we would be off their land well before dark. On the way back, we started to hear thunder
suggesting another storm was rolling in.
Luckily, it didn’t start to rain until right after we had gotten back
across the cable bridge. And we were
more prepared this time with our rain gear.
It rained most of the rest of the way back ...
... today, but Spoonauger is a short trail and we could get this one quickly. The short Chattooga River Trail leaves the road and enters the Ellicott Rock Wilderness before following Spoonauger Creek upstream through an area of dense rhododendron, certain to be spectacularly beautiful in the early summer when in bloom. After a few switchbacks, we made it to the falls. This 50-foot waterfall has much less water flow than nearby King Creek ...
... aptly name "Harley" in a very expensive and nicely decked-out side car ($7500 - yikes). "Harley", however, looked like she was very much enjoying her ride, as well as the attention she received, and the scenery.
We took Rt 215 off the Parkway....very nice road, except Sandi does NOT like chip-n-seal gravel roads. Very nice twisties, and a few waterfalls along the way.
Stopped to pee at a gas station/Church of The Lord/pastry shop just south ...
... We wished them safe travels, and suggested he park the bike in gear, with his foot on the kickstand....
Still had a very nice day of riding. 268 Miles today. Glad to be in the room and relaxing.
Ate a late lunch at Salty Dog Seafood. There was a bunch of loud bikers there (dirty, rotten bikers) from some completely forgettable motorcycle club; see, I already forgot the name. Completely loud, obnoxious and messy. Could not wait for them ...
... clouds and fog covering the skyline. A cool breeze blew, balancing a sense of serenity in the mountain air.
I sat on the porch of my room at the Pisgah Inn this afternoon, reading a book. It was raining, with clouds and fog covering the skyline. A cool breeze blew, balancing a sense of serenity in the mountain air. And for just a bit, my 14 year-old-self and my 48 year-old-self had a moment. It was a ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Kids activities or Babysitting