a.k.a. Touring the Outer Banks
Just Pictures for now....
A barge entering the Markland Lock and Dam along the Ohio River
Where'd that barge go??
Penny and the ST outide the Rainbow Restaurant in Pikesville, KY - check out the reflection in the window
A shot of the ivy/weed covering the bluffs in Virginia - this stuff was all over the place
Penny and the ST at an overlook in Virginia
A view from route 16 somewhere in the mountains of Virginia
A view of route 16 and the view behind it
There were these big bugs flying all around too
A quick stop at Mabry Mill along the Blue Ridge Parkway
On the Outer Banks, the Currituck Lighthouse near Corrola, N.C.
The ST parked near the Wright Brothers Memorial, Kitty Hawk, N.C.
Penny standing by the Wright Brothers Memorial
Looking out over their first flight - the stone off in the distance was the landing point
Further on down the coast, Bodie Island Lighthouse
The ST parked roadside along the endless miles of sand dunes seperating the Atlantic from the road
Hatteras Lighthouse, the tallest brick lighthouse in the United States
A shot of the endless miles of beaches along the Outer Banks
On the ferry between Hatteras and Oracoke islands a.k.a. the Butt Shot
On Oracoke Island, a shot of the sun glistening off the Atlantic
The beautiful harbor town of Oracoke, N.C. with the lighthouse off in the distance
The 10:00 ferry leaving for the mainland - we took the 10:45
Tad and Penny with the ST on the ferry back to the mainland
The ST on the ferry leaving Oracoke with the lighthouse in the distance
The Oracoke Lighthouse as seen from the Oracoke Ferry
The lonely ST somewhere in the Atlantic
The ST parked near the Battleship North Carolina
The Battleship North Carolina
Another shot of the ST by the battleship
Watching the sunset from the harbor near our hotel
Penny near a calm lake in Table Rock State Park, South Carolina
A shot of the reflection off the lake
The ST at an overlook in Table Rock State Park
A happy Penny with postcard stamps
Chadwicks restaurant in Clayton, Georgia
The ST underneath a waterfall near Highlands, N.C.
Another shot of the ST under the falls
Another waterfall along US 276 in North Carolina
Penny and the ST at the Biltmore Estate after our tour
The ST parked in the flower garden of the Biltmore
The ST at an overlook along the Blue Ridge Parkway
A waterfall off in the distance somewhere along the Blue Ridge
Penny standing among the budding flowers on the Blue Ridge Parkway
Penny and the ST at the highest point along the Blue Ridge
An altitude break along the Blue Ridge
A view of the parkway
Although they weren't serving breakfast, we had to stop for a picture
The ST after a wet Gap run
A cloud-covered Calderwood Dam
But it was sunny at T.W.O.
My favorite view from the Cherohala Skyway
Penny and the ST at the lookout
Top of the World Ma!!!
The "Chad Trank Cherohala Picture" - why are the leaves changing in June?
Looking upstream at Bald River
Looking downstream during a light rain
Bald River Falls
Welcome to Spencer - Penny's brother is named Spencer