North Carolina trip

I put the top down, hung the bike on the back and cruised the back roads up the Atlantic coast and into the Carolina mountains. Ahhh....

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  2. Aug. 12: Lakeland -> Amelia Island, Fla.
  3. Aug. 13: Amelia Island -> Hunting Island, S.C.
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  6. My campsite at Hunting Island, S.C., was at the end of a short trail and overlooked a small pond. The feeling of solitude belied the hundreds of campers squeezed next to one another closeby.
    My campsite at Hunting Island, S.C., was at the end of a short trail and overlooked a small pond. The feeling of solitude belied the hundreds of campers squeezed next to one another closeby.
  7. Aug. 14: Hunting Island, S.C. -> Marshall, N.C.
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  10. Aug. 15: Marshall and Asheville
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  13. Aug. 16: Marshall, Asheville and Black Mountain
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  15. This quartet has fun onstage and swoops you into a world where it seems natural to back up 60s girl group songs with a banjo and cello. Seriously, how many groups combine banjo and cello?
  16. Aug. 17: Marshall, South Fork
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  19. Aug. 18: Marshall, Hot Springs
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  21. Aug. 19: Marshall, Blue Ridge Parkway, Mount Mitchell
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