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... VA. Leaving just a four hour drive for today. In bright sunshine. And cloudless skies. Hot damn.
Smaller bites of travel gave me a more relaxed demeanor and it was an eye-opening, refreshing joy to drive through the rolling hills of the South. Where there are juxtapositions of old and new literally feet apart -- modern farm equipment next to what was once a functioning, proud barn but is now a structure dilapidated, rotting wood embraced by vine and neglect. ...
We pulled into a very small six spot park and picked out our spot next to a babbling creek that was nestled up to the Pisgua National Forest. It was a beautiful, peaceful spot. We stayed very busy here visiting the Biltmore, Chimney Rock, Lake Lure, downtown Asheville, River Arts District and East Asheville, The weather cooled off a bit into the mid 80's and being cradled between the mountains, our campsite was even cooler with ...
... to get our bags packed and ready to go. Once we had all our things packed and relatively ready to go, Joe took us to Starbucks inside ingles. We relaxed there, updating the blog. Joe bought the movie White House Down to watch when we got home. When we finished the blogs, we set off to the Dollar General to pick up snacks. This is where we found the diamond in the rough. We found the movie Surf's ...
... br> lunch we had a short devotion and headed to Gatlinburg. The trip in
all took about an hour and a half. Gatlinburg was very crowded, the
streets littered with shops. We got out to look around. Joe surprised
us and bought us all ice cream. We left to go walk the streets of
Gatlinburg and see the shops that lined streets. After, we got in the
van and went to the Smokey Mountain ...
... Awesome chix shwarma! Stopped by the triangle in town for drumming, but it never happened. Supposed to be rain tomorrow too. I get a massage at noon. JIm and Sk will go to the Pinball museum. Heading home a day early to decompress on Sunday. It has been a great trip! July19- Pinball Museum where Sam played and had a great time. Left around 2:30 and got home just before 10. **We lost money for the extra night. Oh well. Good to stay ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAsheville Cottages
Wonderful place! We loved the decor and its the perfect size. There's still construction around us so it isn't as much nature as we'd hoped, but the location is perfect. Only minutes away from the Biltmore and downtown Asheville!
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