Monthly Archives: October 2010

Washington – Bike Ride

Sunday night we stayed close to Washington so that we could drop the RV off first things and make our way into town in time for a 10am bike tour on Monday around the Washington Monuments. I think it was … Continue reading

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Williamsburg – Busch Gardens

It’s the 10/10/10 and we spent the night in Williamsburg, Virginia – while the main body of the family spent Sunday (and mum’s birthday) visiting the Premium Outlet Mall, Emily and I spent the day at Busch Gardens taking in … Continue reading

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Biltmore Estate

Friday morning (8th Oct), prior to leaving for Rick and Kathy’s, we went to see Biltmore Estate http://www.biltmore.com – it is the largest privately owned home in the USA at 12,500 square meters and featuring 250 rooms built between 1889 … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway

Thursday afternoon we did the Blue Ridge Parkway – http://www.blueridgeparkway.org from Cherokee to Asheville.  The Blue Ridge Parkway is 755 km along the Blue Ridge which is part of the Appalachian Mountains.  We only did the first few hundred kilometres.

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Cherokee Food

While in Cherokee Kerrie finally got to try her Fried Green Tomatoes – bottom right of left hand picture – plus we have been enjoying the Sweet Potato Fires – bottom left. These are considered Southern American cuisine, we also … Continue reading

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Oconaluftee Indian Village

Thursday morning (7th Oct) we drove into Cherokee and visited the Oconaluftee indian Village. It was an eye opener and invalidated everything I thought I knew about Indians (the John Wayne films are just not that accurate) – I was … Continue reading

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Overnight with Rick and Kathy Finley

Been off line for last few days (Thur / Fri) while touring the Smokey Mountain National Park.  After a long drive Friday afternoon from Asheville we arrived at 6pm in Cary (Raleigh North Carolina) to the hospitality of Rick, Kathy, … Continue reading

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