Journey Through North Carolina – Part 31 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 31 of our journey through North Carolina. This morning we left Wytheville KOA in Wytheville, VA at 9 a.m. and pulled an all-night drive-a-thon home arriving around 9 p.m.  As we drove it was fun reminiscing over what we saw and learned from this 3300-mile journey.  It felt good getting… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 30 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 30 of our journey through North Carolina. After leaving Azen, VA and our delightful conversation with Renny we continued along the curvy, narrow Jeb Stuart Highway on the road to Damascus, VA.  The decent changed from Mt. Rogers turned into White top Mountain which is SW Virginia’s second highest peak,… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 29 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 29 of our journey through North Carolina. Today’s journey was spectacular.  We left Galax, VA following route 58 west and onto the Jeb Stuart Highway.  This was some beautiful territory as we made our way across the “New River”  into Grayson’s Highland State Park and ascending the curvy narrow roads… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 28 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome, back to part 28 of our journey through North Carolina. Today was a travel day to explore the surrounding areas in North Carolina including Rocky Mount, Parrish Womble Park, Holly Springs, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough and finally breaking into Virginia and back to one or our favorite campgrounds from this journey.  One of… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 25 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 25 of our journey to North Carolina. Today in our travels we made time to swing into Durham NC to check out historical and acclaimed Duke University.  This place had sentimental value to us because one of our family members attended the University as well as a friend of ours.… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 24 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 24 of our journey through North Carolina. Okay folks, what’s an adventure without a touch of real life drama added?  I think we would all agree our preference would be to have everything flow smoothly and not experience those occasional challenges that jump up out of seemingly nowhere to let… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 22 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 22 of our journey through North Carolina. While driving around Claremont, NC we became aware the state of NC was home to two covered bridges, one of which was right here in Claremont and the other was further west in Mt. Pisgah.  Well, you know from our Pennsylvania road trip… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 17 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 17 of our journey through North Carolina. As we were talking with the folks at Carolina Coach and Marine one of the representatives suggested if we were hungry to try the Claremont  Café just up the road.  She noted that it was nothing pretty to look at but the food… read more

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Journey Through North Carolina – Part 16 ~ By Tom and Audrey ~

Hello and welcome to part 16 of our journey through North Carolina. As we ventured off the Blue Ridge Parkway, we wondered if there was a Roadtrek  dealer anywhere  near by that could look at our macerator pump which died at our last campground.  For those of you wondering what a macerator pump is, well,… read more

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2017 Journey along the Appalachian Trail The blend of the quiet moments, the physical challenges, the mental exhaustion and the connections with God through nature are what remain with me a couple of weeks after coming off the Appalachian Trail and are what keep me going back each year with my sister and brother on… read more

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