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... we went ahead to find Ellan. I was stuggling with some of the steeper parts due to catching a cold and not being able to breathe... so me and Nick took it slow and told Bryan to run ahead to catch up with Ellan since he was overly energized and nobody could keep up... we walked for a good half hour starting to get concerned about Ellan's safety. We figured we should have run in to her by that point. I wasn't worried until Nick started with ...
... the library and my trusty notebook which I've been recording important spots to hit during my time abroad. Let me just say, it was quite the circus act carrying these books home. At least the travel books have kept me sane. I know this will be one of the greatest experiences of my life, I just have to step outside my comfort zone and do it!
I feel as though I will never be ready to leave, I just have to do it. Everyone gets ...
... on top in the blazing sun before scrambling to the top of the route. it was super cool.
After one of the neatest routes ever we hiked to the other side of the wall to attempt some bolted routes. Sadly I am an idiot and only slipped my shoes half way on thinking it was short and simple... Boy was that a mistake. Not even 20 feet on the trail I step onto a ...
... is probably second in popularity to Looking Glass, so it was kind of crowded. We did manage to walk around the get pictures of the falls from different angles, including from behind it in the grotto. We also saw a small rainbow near the base. As more people arrived, however, we decided it was time and headed on. Back at the car, we continued up US-276 to the Blue Ridge Parkway and headed south to mile post 417 and parked at the Looking Glass ...
After not seeing each other for 3 months, we decided it would be a good idea for our first activity to be a 2.5 hour road trip (each way) up to Asheville, NC. Two people. One Acura (Japanese Princess). No air conditioning. Roll out.
We tried to go to the Biltmore Estate, but it was CRAZY expensive, so we just went to the city and wandered around in the awful ...