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We started out today walking in the small capital city of Frankfurt, Kentucky. As we walked down the street we found out that everyone greets everyone else with a friendly, "Hello." We actually met up with two people twice, and they told us all about some great parts of Frankfurt. In this town many houses were huge, well kept, with large front porches containing old fashioned rocking chairs. Many homes were brick, and the streets often had a few brick steps up to ...
... up on the other side.
There are numerous places, with interpretive signs, to stop along the way allowing one to take in views of the gorge and bridge. Prior to the opening of the New River Gorge Bridge, this was the only way across with a vehicle. The visitor center also has a gift shop, Junior Ranger Badge program, clean restrooms and ample parking. ...
... they won and Alex scored a shirt which was thrown into the crowd.
Sunday saw us do some shopping at the local mall and then off to Amy's parents house about an hour out of town for lunch, Jim and Margie were wonderful hosts with a delicious lunch as well as presents for us visitors, the young ones went out on the golf carts (Jim and Margie live on a golf course) followed by panic as Ellie rolled her cart and ...
... miners lived. Alloy, WV is still home to a huge silicon metal plant that provides the wafers for our computer chips. In case you're wondering, the Kanawha River is pronounced Ka Naw' with the emphasis on that second syllable.
As we approached the New River Bridge, we stopped at the Canyon Rim Visitors ...
... Food! Lunch buffet was 7.95 each, including salad and dessert! eat your heart out all those places that charge you $6.99 for a measly sandwich.
Tonight will be the last night in the RV, and tomorrow we get to sleep in a real bed again. My back is very grateful for this thought.
Last leg is 337 miles. See y ' all tomorrow ...
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