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10/06/2013: Day 4: On to Charlotte
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Karen found an ad for this out of the way eatery in the stack at the Days Inn, Clearly the locals like it.
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The wall of the extended dining room here has a mural of Ashville, NC area features. The gent at the table next to ours gave us a quick overview.
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Heading up the Chimney Rock Road we notice many creative scarecrows. Well, Luretourists, actually.
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We just had to stop in Bat Cave, NC for the apples and flannel shirts.
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Behind the Bat Cave store, there is an attractive nuisance (a rushing river) and plenty of warnings not to enjoy it.
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The National Parks are closed, but Chimney Rock is a state park. They wanted $30 to get in and the AAA says to allow at least an hour. We didn't have the time, so I took a couple of pictures from across the road in the town of Chimney Rock
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This site in Chimney Rock State Park is billed as the tallest waterfall in this end of the country. Again, seen with a long lens from down in the town.
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Using the Coffee Finder app we found the Lily Bean, a little way off of the highway down from Bat Cave and Chimney Rock. Here I show up at what I was looking, for those who saw my FaceBook check-in.
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I posted on FaceBook the question of how we ended up in Shelby on our way from Saint Louis to Charlotte. I later posted this answer.
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Cotton! The first cotton field that I remember seeing.As always, kids, leave photography while driving to the professionals: Don't try this away from home.
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At home with the Kozloffs. Math papers being graded, football being watched, and we won't discuss the mother-daughter dietary discourse.
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