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Jun 1, 2016 - Bolar Mountain COE CG, Hot Springs, VA area

(Click on thumbnail pictures to enlarge) Weds., June 1: We left Goose Point Park COE CG by about 9 am to travel to Bolar Mountain Campground (COE). The trip was approximately 150 miles and took us about 6.5 hours including lunch and fuel stop. The route included many two lane roads with twists and turns, climbs and descents as we went over the Blue Ridge Mountains and into the Alleghany Mountains. Bolar Mountain is the western of two mountains separated by Moomaw Lake, created by the COE Gathright dam. There are 7 COE campgrounds, with...

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2016 Summer Trip

Jun 15, 2009 - Week Two - venerable olds

Our adventure continued on June 7th as we travelled North on venerable old U.S.1...Miami to Maine. Hard to imagine that before the interstate system (Eisenhower's gift to the nation) Route 1 was THE road to Florida from anywhere on the East coast..just a few old relics (skeletons) are left to remind us. Anyhow, it took us thru Augusta Ga. of venerable old Masters Golf fame...I used every name I could think of, but couldn't get a sniff of the place, and you can't see a thing from the road. We wound up at Cheraw State Park in northeast South...

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