Jenny Wiley State Resort
Travel Blogs from Prestonsburg
... Here we stayed at Kickapoo State Park, grassy
and pleasant. We think we have camped here before, but will have to check the
old journals. On our afternoon walk, Maggie flushed a field mouse and
dispatched it to mouse heaven before I could intervene. Yuk!
The weather was still quite warm, but not so buggy, so we
planned to have a campfire after supper, but a thunderstorm rolled in and
doused our ...
... 4 days! And last time I was in the holar, I had no phone reception and very limited internet access! It was like living in the old days! lol Not that those things are important... I'm just not used to being in the house with no technology, no car and now a 10 year old who cannot wait for me to visit... But I can honestly say it was an absolute delight. She is an amazing, well behaved, happy and talented ...
... amazing valley on mountains. You can really see why they call the Kentucky Appalachians the smoky mountains. The fog and clouds draped over the mountain tops of green masses of trees. The town of Pikeville was sunken into a narrow valley in the secluded mountains. Great location, just not for cyclists with thousands of coal trucks passing through daily. What to do? Finally, much to our dismay, we were forced to rent a Uhaul and drive into Virginia. Live to ride another day! ...
This is our first blog entry. This summer we'll be doing a lot of traveling and wanted everyone to be able to keep up with us! We want to make it from Orlando to Boston this year traveling a total of over 8,000 miles. That's more than the diameter of the earth! Who knows what surprises we'll find along the way!
Check out our planned itinerary on Map Quest!
attached is a picture of the elevation profile for tomorrow's ride. I hope to be on the road by 9:00 a.m. It's only about 48 miles but some look fairly steep. Misery loves company so WISH YOU WERE.HERE. Honestly, riding these hills is a struggle but also a great deal of fun and each one proves that I can do this.
(There is 1000 feet between horizontal ...