Sunday, July 18, 2010
Views from Chimney Rock, NC
Because of our busy schedule, it appears that I photographed little in the way of scenic wonders. Or, perhaps I was just enchanted with the beauty of the area. At Chimney Rock, taking the elevator up 26 floors and then walking up an additional flight of stairs to this fab sight was great. Walking down 27 floors on a combo of wooden steps and rocks was rough on the back of the legs. Walking around the hills of Ashville, the Biltmore Estate mansion (up and down stairs) and their beautiful gardens (up and down stairs), the Antler Village, their stables, and then their winery (the wine tasting softened the stairs), staying on the 3rd floor (no elevator) of our beautiful B&B Albermarle Mansion, and because we had LB's sister (it was her 80th BD celebration)use the MBR in the cabin, we used the 2nd floor...lots of walking. LB's nephew/spouse had just finished a beautiful waterfall and pond feature in their mountainside home. It is not only a beautiful creative masterpiece, but the sound effects are wonderful.