spent a night with Kathleen's life-long buddy Debbie and then
headed toward Warrenton, VA to see our friends John and Alice at
The photos below are what we saw.
first stop on the route was Chambersburg, PA to visit one of
Kathleen's work buddies. They have a very nice place and
we were able to park right in front of the house on the street.
back to the freeway presented us with a low underpass and the
need to take our half out of the middle. We cleared the
obstacle, but with only 6" to spare. We traveled south to
Warrenton, VA to visit our friends John and Alice.
Alice have a llama farm. Above, John uses his loader for
duty in the llama pens.
llamas were quite big.
llamas were skittish around me so they bolted when I approached.
Warrenton and headed south toward North Carolina. In Charlottesville,
VA we encountered one of many accidents that we saw on our trip.
the night in a Virginia state park. The fall colors were
starting to come into full view.
Lake State Park did, in fact, have a lake. The still air
created a mirror-like surface on the lake.
had a playground and an (imported) sand beach. We rolled
south to Chapel Hill, NC to visit our friends Scott and Heather.
a relatively sane Halloween in Chapel Hill and then headed south
along the I-95 corridor. Little bits of Americana, like
the sombrero tower, prevail in the face of change.
We had a
long travel day and ended up in a Forest Service recreation area
for the night. We came in late and did not get a full view
of the surroundings. Next morning, I woke to the sight of
a large fire lookout tower right next to our parking spot.
camping spot was not an approved site, but it was late and we
were tired so we parked and went to sleep. The morning's
light revealed our proximity to the tower.
morning we headed south toward Charleston, SC. This is the
main bridge into town from the north.
suspension wires were clearly visible as we crossed the bridge.
top of the bridge we could see a portion of the Charleston
waterfront. We continued southward toward the Georgia
soon to a freeway near you. Jed prepares to move a wrecked
trailer. The mounting was scary and I hoped that this
fellow was heading in the opposite direction from us.
setup was sketchy, at best. Minimal tie-downs were used
and the rear of the box was "mounted" on 2 derelict tires.
chain is not a tie-down for the box, it was used to secure the
ramp. The box was tied down with 1" ratchet straps.
south of I-95 we were passed by a set of Lamborghinis associated
with the Gia Lai group.
cars were really nice.
came in multiple model years, styles and colors.
an Audi R-8.
A particularly clean
I believe this is a
We took the bypass
around Jacksonville which had us cross this large bridge.
Further down the
bypass we encountered a large construction zone. Above,
the crew drills a hole for a foundation.
caused chaos on the freeway with miles of slow-and-go traffic
in both directions.
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