The Four Seasons Lodge
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empty and wild by eastern standards and almost entirely devoid of industry, and
where there is a factory or a power plant it looks like a ancient relic worthy
of historical preservation. In some ways I feel much more removed from the
modern world here than in the mountain valleys in the West.
The Greenbrier Hotel in White Sulphur Springs is one of the
grandest resorts in America and particularly popular with the movers and
... than driving at 100km down a concrete line. I think Chris enjoys the drives a lot more and the Westy actually runs better at a slightly slower speed and gets better gas mileage. Not to mention that we avoid tolls and save lots of money! We drove to Covington which is a small town right in the middle of George Washington national Forest and got in a good workout. After a few days of hiking our legs were exhausted so we both focused on our upper bodies and by the end of it we were ...
... gantry, go on a zip line and generally carry out extreme activities or enjoy the carnival above.
Back on the road to find a hotel. Off north on I 19 to Summersville where we planned to find a Comfort Inn. Programmed Tom with an address but when we arrived, no Comfort Inn. Tried to ring a phone number we had without success. rang another number which was supposed to be for a hotel in Summersville to discover it was in Beckley about 40 miles south. ...
... and Greenbrier Railroad. They don't have any trains running tonight or tomorrow, so tomorrow we're going to drive about 10 miles to Cass, WV, and check out the Cass Railroad. They have several steam engines and a couple of different rides we could take. Haven't decided whether to ride or just take photos. That may depend on whether or not the train goes close enough to roads to be able to get ahead of the trains at several points and ...
... much did Ruby and Ben in. But the way back barely required pedaling, and it was a nice reward for the hard work of the first pass. Following our ride we had lunch and then did a short tour of Thurmond. The train depot now serves as the visitor center, and a few original building of the town still remain. Trains still run there, and the post office closed as recently as 1995. It was a bit spooky to try to ...