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Jul 14, 2017 - Day 65 - Sonora to Chimney Rock RV Park

Today’s outing from Sonora to Chimney Rock RV Park was the best day yet in Kentucky. The 94-mile endeavor included 5,108’ of ascent. Although exhausting, the beauty of today’s bucolic surroundings kept me from feeling the rigors of the ride until after it was over. Chimney Rock RV Park is about 8 miles east of Harrodsburg, Kentucky. The campground borders Lake Herrington, a 35-mile long boating paradise. One of the marinas (with a restaurant) is within walking distance from the campground. My Long Day in Short I didn’t photograph the...

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Aug 11, 2016 - Bible Belt

My next jump was to the tiny city of Burgin, Kentucky, population 874. It has a single pizza shop, one gas station, and a convenience store. But, it has three large churches. Yup. I’m in the Bible Belt! The much larger nearby city of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, calls itself “Kentucky’s First Settlement.” It has quite a few tourist attractions including a Shaker Village and Old Fort Harrod (a replica of a 1774 fort). But, that’s not why I came here. I came to visit my cousin who I literally haven’t seen in decades. My cousin and his wife own a...

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