Days Inn Airport-Roanoke
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We had an 85 mile ride today up Vesuvius, 3 miles of 8 to 17 % grade climbing. 7 of us did it and will sleep well tonight! I sagged in to the 30 mile mark and continued on the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway for 20 miles...glorious and wonderful...beautiful weather and our alter group of 10 did 50 miles of cycling today and feel great. Kudos to the rabbits that ride it ...
... staying at an inn at Natural Bridge tonight. This property was once owned by Thomas Jefferson having acquired it by deed from King George III in 1774. Was it a bribe for his loyalty! It was a very extensive land grant and unusual at the ...
Today we cycled into Blacksburg via Radford VA. Route 654 , the old Baltimore road was serene and a wonderful early morning view of this part of Virginia. We rode into Newbern and were engaged with the early history of this tiny mountaintop village...the homes dated to the early 19th century. Our life is not easy so we had to continue on busy roads for the remaining 15 miles.....life is tough...: ...
... them behind the next day. Our drive back to Atlanta was relatively good and as it was the Fourth of July holiday the roads seemed to be pretty quiet. Probably as quiet as it ever gets in a country of around 300 million people. We were entertained once again listening to country music radio with lyrics like "I'm getting drunk on a plane", "I've got a car", "When you see a deer you see Bambi, I ...
We arrived back in Blacksburg around 10:30 am, after 7,600 miles and 14 states. It was a great way to see this country. We had a fantastic time, we were very fortunate with the weather, and really got an appreciation for how vast and geographically diverse the United States ...
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