Leaving the Smoky Mountains and Asheville we crossed the French Broad River. This is one of a few rivers on … Continue reading Winston-Salem, No Marlboro Man here….
Asheville, North Carolina is in the north west of the state and is nestled in the Smoky Mountains. George Vanderbilt … Continue reading What do John Singer Sargent, Richard Morris Hunt and Frederick Law Olmsted and oh yeah, George Washington Vanderbilt have in common?…Three names each and the Biltmore
Passing farms filled with purple flowers, new growth of some green plants, cattle and thoroughbred horses we zig zagged our … Continue reading Clarksville, TN to Asheville, NC
About an hour south of the famous Gateway Arch in St. Louis along the banks of the Mississippi is the … Continue reading Ste Genevieve, Missouri, the oldest town west of the Mississippi River
The Ozark Mountains straddle northern Arkansas and southern Missouri. The forested ridges and sparkling creeks roll into the horizon like … Continue reading Arkansas and the Ozark Mountains
After several days of unending rain, we timed a break in the storms and enjoyed the ride past lush farms, … Continue reading Ole Miss and Rowan Oak
The city of Vicksburg is much bigger than I expected. There is an industrial part, the National Military Park, the … Continue reading Vicksburg to Kosciusko, Mississippi