Paul Bates on January 23rd, 2009

For the last leg of our vacation we decided to get in some more hiking and one of the best trails I’ve hiked in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Georgia so far is Green Mountain Trail near Deep Gap.  This trail has a lot of what I’ve come to enjoy in hiking – wide views, […]

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Paul Bates on January 22nd, 2009

It’s always a little sad when you’re on vacation and there’s this nagging little thought in the back of your head telling you that soon your trip will be over.  This was the final day in the Blue Ridge Mountains and we wanted to fit in as much as we could before we left.  Today’s agenda called […]

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Paul Bates on January 21st, 2009

The little touristy town of Blue Ridge is exactly what you’d think a cute little mountain town would be.  A quaint, friendly, tight-knit little place where on Sunday morning turns into a ghost town and everyone in the entire town appears to be missing.  Also, no alcohol is available for purchase.  The one thing they’re […]

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Paul Bates on January 20th, 2009

Day two brought some pretty interesting memories.  Did I mention that I was pretty sick before I left for this vacation?  On one hand, I’m in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains just where I’d hoped to be for the past couple years, and on the other hand my cold has gotten worse than just about […]

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Paul Bates on January 19th, 2009

After relishing in the incredible experience of Amicalola Falls, we finally departed for our original destination!  Just after midday and way too much time of sitting in the car, we had arrived at the cabin:  Blue Ridge Mountains, Georgia! There’s much to be said about Blue Ridge…  It’s part of the Appalachian Mountains.  Georgeous views.  Peaceful.  Serene.  […]

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