Richlands / Claypool Hill Super 8 Motel
Travel Blogs from Paint Lick
Got up and went for a nice run up to Safari Zoo. Drove to Lexington and ended up driving in back of a zoo and 5 giraffe were very interested in us and kept looking over the fence at us. We were looking for the Natural Bridge and got lost. We stopped to ask two Appalachia men for directions. They had hand tools in their hands. Afterwards, Santiago said " From now on don't ...
The last three days have been a mix of some of the wettest weather, beautiful country side, and gracious friends. We left Front Royal and headed down Skyline Drive in Shenandoah National Park. This scenic drive follows the crest of the Blue Ridge mountains for 105 miles. At its southern end it joins the Blue Ridge Parkway, which stretches 469 miles to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
At the ...
... for dinner. Totally bizarre. The locals all know this--they mostly brought in pizza from the local Little Caesar's. Not prohibited by management.
They made a big push to sell everyone a $5 raffle ticket to raise money for the projector; frankly, if they'd been selling hot dogs and hamburgers in the ten years they've been open, they'd have that money in the bag!
Movies were Despicable Me 2 ...
Day 27 Afternoon
"Recap of tis morning, I was woken up by bugs, slowly got around and started my 10 mile hike into Damascus, on the way i scared 2 litlle bear cubs out of a tree and nearly splattered a frog.
I got into Damascus around noon and hungout for awhile , getting on the internet, buying groceries, and chilling at a resturant eating a burger. i got free leftover pizza too!
I started to leave Damascus just before 5 pm, much later than i ...
... one of the sections of cave that lie
beneath the National Park. We entered the cave through a natural
entrance down a flight of steps. There were some sections where we
had to squat to get through the passage and there were other sections
where we had to turn sideways. But for most of the tour we were able
to stand and walk through the cave with no problem. At one point we
were over 350 feed beneath the surface. To ...