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SW USA, North rim Grand Canyon, White Pockets, Bryce Canyon…

So we took a week to visit the N. Rim of the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon, and White Pockets in  Vermilion Cliffs National Monument AZ.

North Rim Grand Canyon.

Angels window….

Jessy, our neighbor in the next cabin. Retired  Ex-Vietnam vet.Cool stash…

Bryce Canyon…

White Pockets, Vemilion Clifts…

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Virginia Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive

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We are in Virginia this week traveling along the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive.

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From the South just West of Lynchburg, mile marker 65 is the Natural Bridge.

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At mile marker 30 is Crabtree Falls, 2 mile hike round trip.

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Down the road from Crabtree Falls the Appalachian Trail crosses the Tye River with a suspension bridge.

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At the end of the Blue Ridge Parkway the road continues into the Shenandoah National Park and becomes the Skyline Drive. Just before you enter Skyline Drive, standing alone off the side road, an abandon Howard Johnson’s, sad kind-of…va-skd

Around Mile Marker 50 on the Skyline Drive is the Dark Hollow Falls, 4 mile hike round trip…

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Fall is coming and the leaves are just starting to turn, one more week and it will be at it’s peak, i’ll try and capture some of that beauty if i can…

Zion

This week We are in the Zion National Park, Utah. A beautiful punishing place if you hike Angles Landing, not for the faint of heart…welcome-to-zion-national-park

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Our mission is to climb this beast… Angles Landing….zion-3

It’s not easy….

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It took us 6 hours up and back, five people have fallen to their death in the past 10 years but if you go slow and steady it’s a piece of “well …. be careful” . A wonderful hike …

 

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Next, westward to Valley of Fire in Nevada …

Charleston South Carolina

They call it the low country, what the demarcation line is i have no idea. I spent the weekend with some old friends in Charleston South Carolina, founded in 1670 this beautiful city on the east coast of the United States has the cultural scene covered along with the some of the best food around.

Arthur Ravenel Bridge leading into the city

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St Michael’s

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Waterfront Park

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St. John…. A lot of churches Charleston-49 St johnSt. Philips

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Washington Park…. Ha! I’ll be there!!!!rebeca-64

Magnolias on E. Bay St. Upscale Southern food.

Curtsy of the TravelChannel

Courtesy of the TravelChannel

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