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Appalachian Roots Music: What’s with the Banjo?

We will visit the Blue Ridge Music Center and learn the history of bluegrass music on the Appalachian Mountains and Music Motorcycle Tour

I never learned to like bluegrass music as a child of the 1970's. After all, we had the Rolling Stones, The Who, and Fleetwood Mac on the AM/FM dial so who needed that old timey stuff?

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Leaf Peeping and Waterfalls along the Blue Ridge Parkway

This year's wet weather may have postponed your annual trip to the North Carolina Mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway to take in the fall foliage. Good news, you haven't missed a thing. The dazzling colors will continue to descend from high elevations to low through the beginning of November.

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Cherokee and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Cherokee public art bear

I created this free guide to planning a ride on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Just click the link below. No registration required.

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Floydfest 2013

The 80-acre plateau where Floyd is located is turned into tent city for Floydfest, so hopefully you've taken my advice to try camping.

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The Blue Ridge Parkway: America’s Favorite Drive

Tamela Rich's motorcycle on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Imagine the bliss of running 469 miles a two-lane ribbon of road connecting NC’s Great Smoky Mountains and VA’s Shenandoah National Park without a stop light.

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Lessons on Flexibility and Ego

Every day of each road trip has its own theme. The first week of my 2012 road trip dished up plenty of chances to exercise flexibility and to get my ego in check.

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