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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…

NC Mountains USA Day one of two…

We are in the Pisgah National Forest of Western North Carolina. Crabtree Falls. This hike is about one mile round trip.

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We came across a mother bear and her three cubs raiding a dumpster. Do not get out of the car or run from the bear if you encounter them…

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Day two next….