Tuesday, September 14, 2010

North Carolina

Sunday we headed South to North Carolina. Travel was by routs I-81, and I-77. We crossed the Blue Ridge Mountains.
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The scenery still looks great, good looking farms in this area.
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The State line. We stopped to gather information.
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These cars passed us. They looked great.
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We found the town of "Hiddenite", NC and the campground. The reason for the stop, to mine "Gems" in the "Hiddenite Mine". The campground was 1 mile down a gravel road. We camped out in the country, no satellite(in the trees),no TV signal on the antenna, Very poor Verizon phone service. We did have a stream near the campsite.
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Monday we Mined for "Gems". We found some great prospects. Don't believe we will ge rich with the finds, but we had a blast.
Miniature horses are near the campground.
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Monday Glenn called Doug of http://www.mytripjournal.com/ourdream, to inform them that we would see them Tuesday afternoon.
We are now camped in "Miles Motors Campground" in Swannanoa, NC. Just East of Asheville, NC.
Doug & JoAnn met us and of course we had to go eat. We had a great lunch at "12 Bones Smokehouse" in Asheville. The food is fantastic and the prices low.
This evening we chatted and had some of JoAnn's pie.

1 comment:

KarenInTheWoods and Steveio said...

What a lovely little place. Do you have a name for the campground? I like to mark interesting places like this on my list of places to see next time we are in the area.

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