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Travel Blogs from Asheville
... 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 ...
Well, this was day 7 on our Great Adventure and I will say that I have been bitten by the BUG!! The "mountain" bug! I have always wanted to live in the mountains, at least part time, and experiencing it for a solid week just solidifies that. As we are heading home, back to our FL lives, I will keep the dream of living in the mountains alive.
Anyway, we had a great day for our ...
Me and Lee made a climbing attempt to rumbling bald... there were so many leaves on the ground you couldn't even see the trail so we bushwhacked most of the way to the crag stumbling over rocks and roots hidden beneath the blanket of leaves.
I got in the route called Fruit loops and it was wonderful the first pitch was stone cold and icy and numbed up your ...
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 ...
... just as awe-inspiring as the days previous.
I suspect this trail will evoke similar emotions and offer jaw-dropping scenery that will rival the JMT. Do you think we'll take any pictures?
We took our backpacks to the gym yesterday, wondering what they weigh in comparison to our AT packs, which averaged 30-40 pounds. We were both hoping they would be under 20. Mine was exactly 20 and Joe's was 24.5. This seems like a ...
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