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Jul 16, 2020 - Double duty. St. Louis and WITWIJB installment # 6

Although not the last post for “2020 to NC”, we are nearing the end of our trip from Tucson to Wilmington. In post #11, installment #5 of WITWIJB, everyone was able to identify the Arch in St. Louis. While in St. Louis, Remi and Emily rode their bikes across the Mississippi to the Arch National Park. Although the Arch elevators (if that is what you can call them!) were not operating due to Covid-19, fortunately the museum was open. Glad Remi got to see that. This is just another destination that she will have to bring friends back to some...

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2020 to NC

Oct 8, 2016 - Murphy, North Carolina

We arrived in Murphy, North Carolina September 10 for a month. We've been staying at River's Edge Mountain RV Resort which is about 20 miles from Joe and Leslie Boone's home in Blairsville, Georgia. Despite a very busy agenda of their own, they have shared a tremendous amount of time with us and we have enjoyed every minute of it! It has been three years since we've been here, but they have caught up with us in Oklahoma and on the road. A highlight of our visit was a family picnic in Asheville, North Carolina with Joe and Leslie's son,...

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2016 Travels

May 17, 2016 - And so it begins.....

11:30 am, we are pulling out of our driveway and it is raining! Rained most of the night & when we finished loading the camper it was drizzling, but we are finally on our way! Excitement is running very high, but we are both pretty exhausted from days of planning and packing.....

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Nov 11, 2014 - Heading to Murphy, NC

Left Greenwich, CT and drove to Harrisburg, PA. Spent one night there and then took off for Buena Vista, VA. Stayed at the Glen Maury Campground. Met some nice folk there. Took off the next day and drove all the way to Murphy. Dan did an awesome job driving some pretty crazy, curvy roads from Asheville along the Nantahala River.Absolutely beautiful trip. Found a mom and pop campground near Steve and Lorie's called Persimmon Campground. Met Tony and Karen the owners. Very nice folk. We bought fresh eggs and shitake mushrooms from them. They...

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Perreault's Getaway

Aug 23, 2009 - Bruce & Jan Murphy, NC

While at Trackrock we visited with our friends Bruce and Jan who live in Murphy, NC. They are building a house on 27 acres of land on the side of a mountain. Jan likes to work on arts & crafts projects, so Bruce built her a studio with the rule that only one project is allowed in the house. Bruce & Jan have a dog named Sally and Rascal enjoyed playing with her.

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TravelLust USA

Apr 5, 2007 - Choo Choo you later

Morning finds us rested and fed and ready to head off to Hayesville, N.C. to meet with social workers, funeral directors, court representatives etc. I want to visit the care home where my Dad stayed Valley View rehab and thank the caregivers who I talked to on the phone many a Sunday. That care home is in Andrews, N.C. so we have a full day ahead of us. I call ahead to let them all know I have made it this far and will see them later in the day. Breakfast accomplished we head off through the Cherokee National Forest, Tn and on into North...

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Aug 8, 2005 - Tellico Plains KOA

Well we made it to Tellico Plains. We are staying here at the Tellico Plains KOA for nine nights (they are having a stay 3 weeknights get one free special) before we head on to Chattanooga on August 17. Our trip from Fort Boonesborough was 224 miles, so we are 312 miles into our journey. And, even with all the hills and mountains in southern Kentucky and Tennessee, we got 10.3 miles to the gallon! You see, the truck's computer monitors mileage, engine hours, number of miles left on the remaining fuel, and miles per gallon. So I play this...

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Aug 8, 2005 - Tennessee Bound!

Dear Jane & Ms. VanDyke's Class, We had such a great time at the campground in Fort Boonesborough State Park! But the Adventure has to continue, so we have now moved to Tellico Plains, TN. Maybe someone in the class can show you where that is on the map. The campground here is great also! I can't believe how much fun camping can be! Every few days, I have a whole new place to explore. I don't even miss my home back in Africa. We are located right next to the Tellico River. We are even allowed to go swimming in the river. I don't know if we...

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