"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime"-MARK TWAIN

Monday, May 22, 2017

East, by Northeast


After a few days of recuperation from the crawfish festival and the fishing trip, we are once again on the road.  Destination was to be the Northern Georgia mountains, as well as some of North Carolina.  Our fist stop of the trip was an overnight at Deer Lick campground near Tuscaloosa, AL.  We snagged a wonderful site with a deck overlooking the Black Warrior River.

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The next day we meandered along the backroads of Northern Georgia, avoiding as many large towns and cities as possible.  Even wandered upon what appeared to be an original “See Rock City” barn.

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Our destination was Hiawassee, Georgia; and an egg rally.

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Lots of eggs, including Casitas, Scamps, Bolers, Uhauls, Olivers, Parkliners, and probably a couple other brands I didn’t see.

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We did a little touring of the area which included a couple of waterfalls, a mountain top view, and Brasstown Bald, the highest point in Georgia.

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The mountain rhododendron was blooming everywhere.

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The rally ended yesterday and we made our way over and around the mountains to near Brevard, North Carolina.  Lots of rain all day.  We were able to get a FCFS site in a NFS campground just a couple of miles from town.

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The river near our campsite. 

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Going to spend a few days here, depending on the weather….jc


  1. Am so glad to see more and more Casitas and other fiberglass trailers appearing and exploring the eastern half of the country. Opens up a whole new world. I loved my exploring of the SE states over 8 years ago. Beautiful pictures.

  2. Beautiful campgrounds, Jerry!!! Love those mountain rhododendron!!!
    Looks like we missed a nice rally. Sure would have been nice to see you, Wanda and Sally!! Safe travels!!

  3. Love those campsites with the sound of water flowing!

  4. Deer Lick campground sounds like the one in Arkansas--Toad Suck!! Enjoy your travels and I hope the rain stops!

  5. What a great area, and the campsites are magnificent...makes one want to fulltime.:)) Great photo's. safe travels my Friend...Horst sends

  6. So lush and green. Love the Rhodies.


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