Tennessee touring!

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Day 23, May 22nd – Santeetlah Creek to Reliance, TN Following a good nights sleep along the river I packed up, made breakfast, and had a conversation with Bill about my travels for the day and he recommended a few places … Continued

Uphill both ways…

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If my Grandpa had lived in the Appalachians when he walked to school I think I would have believed this phrase.  Long steep uphills with breathtaking scenery followed by fast and exciting downhills that leave you grinning from ear to ear. … Continued

Mt. Mitchell

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Day 17, May 16 – Marion to Mt. Mitchell Started my day off with delicious banana bread muffins made by Grandma.  Rounded up my stuff and said our goodbyes.  It’s been a fun stay!  It was a fairly easy pedal … Continued

R & R in Marion

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Day 14, May 13th:  Marion (REST DAY) More rest and relaxation at my Grandma’s house in Marion today.  Lots of good food and a trip to Black Mountain where we checked out some different galleries and had some amazing pizza. … Continued

Racing sunset in the wetlands

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Day 2 (May 1st) finished up well. I swung into a health food store on my way to Kitty Hawk for some snacks and struck up a conversation with the employees.  They didn’t think my planned camping destination still existed, … Continued

Day 1 – 2

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Day 1, April 30th The minor hiccups continue but the riding has been great. Norfolk to Virginia Beach didn’t take all too long, but I did stop at a wayside which had good access to the beach.  It was still … Continued