Category Archives: Travel by car in North America

Fort Sumter

For the record, today is July 15, 2017, the first day of our week-long family vacation.  This is kind of different from my normal entry, driving and blogging solo, cross-country.  This is a family vacation, kind of unique; really at … Continue reading

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

After doing the post for yesterday at Dillsboro, I went for a drive through downtown Dillboro and neighboring Sylva and walked around both.  Sylva has the Jackson County Court House up on a hill overlooking downtown.  Last time I was … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – Part 4 Asheville to Dillsboro

The above are my two favorite photos taken this morning.  Again what I was trying for was to portray the layers of the Blue Ridge Mountains from close to far away.  Not nearly perfect but approaching it better than previous. … Continue reading

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SOS. Again!

Can’t believe my good fortune.  Now for the fourth morning in a row, SOS is on the menu!  Glad to see it.  Don’t get it at home.  Not sure why.  Will have to do something about that.  The commentary on … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – Part 3

Yesterday I was up at 4am.  This morning (Tuesday, May 16) I slept in til 7:30 and got on the road by 9:30.  No plan on where to stop for the day but once I got back on the Parkway … Continue reading

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Blue Ridge Parkway – Part 2 Mayberry

Off this Monday morning, May 15 from Roanoke VA onto the Parkway again at Mile Marker 120 and driving to MM 200 to drive a short way to Mt. Airy, North Carolina. Getting out the Roanoke Airport motel driveway and … Continue reading

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Luray Caverns

This post is out of sequence.  It’s the story of what happened on Friday and Saturday, May 12 and 13, 2017.  I was behind in posting so this finally catches me up. Friday.  Drove the short rainy distance from the … Continue reading

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