Thursday, September 30, 2010
Blue Ridge - Sept. 2010 - Part 1
While we are early for the full color of Fall, there is a lot of color sprinkled among the still-green trees. Part of the lack of color this fall is a lack of rain in this area.
At Natural Bridge there are a lot of carvings in the rock...from George Washington's name placed when he surveyed the area, to this carved entry of a J R R Tolkein quote.
We walked the .75 miles up the gorge to see the indian village, the mystery river, heard underground, but never traced, to the falls which at this dry season was a trickle of water over some rocks.
Warm when we arrived, today in Boone, as we enjoy a down day to rest, it is in the 50s. Tonight 49 degrees.