Timberlake Motel Lynchburg
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... about 3 AM and I am at the hotel for the night.
It is time for me to try and go to bed now!
Thanks to everyone that has helped me go on this trip! It has been such a great month.
Also, thanks to everyone that has read my blog! I'm glad that I could share my experiences with you all. I can't wait to get home and to New Jersey so that I can see everyone!
See you all soon!
The Blue Ridge Parkway is a 469 mile road that starts at the smoky mountains of north carolina and leads into virginia. It is a very beautiful drive and offers things to do including hiking along the way. The parkway also features in a scene in Forest Gump. Along the parkway we stopped to hike to a few summits and through national parks, saw the wild animals, investigated and learnt about the gem mines, visted an old water mill, learnt about the music of the ...
... crossed the first road....I caught a lizard....and it bit me, and wouldn't let go, and it hurt like no ones business....stupid lizard. After the first climb, we sat by a log and as I went to get water - a large Gardner snake....and I caught it......and it bit me too......didn't hurt as bad as the lizard, and it did let go......but then bit me a second time for good measure........stupid snake. Then, at the same spot, a turtle....just strolling along at hiker pace! ...
... it's hard to count cause we flew over them.
I was struck by the American landscape. I'm familiar by now with the East Coast and Florida, and even a bit with the mid-west. But I saw the way the ancient waters shaped the land and how today I saw sand dunes in America! I know through texts that we have them, but it's one thing to read, and quite another to see.
And then I realized:
There's so much of my own country ...
... of feeling from scare to screaming to laughing to nervous.
There is a birds house where you can feed them on a little stick with sesame seeds on it. This stick also attracts the birds to come to you. It's very cool to see about 4 or 5 of them coming to your way at one time.