You know you need some wine

If you find yourself in Kansas and need some wine (when is that ever not true?) make sure to take time to stop in at Shiloh Vineyard and Winery for a tasting.

We visited Shiloh as part of a stay through Harvest Hosts while on our way from Oklahoma to Colorado. We went straight from Oklahoma City to Shiloh, at the edge of WaKeeny KS and it was a looong day of driving culminating in a slow drive down a looong dusty road.

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Craft Fair Of The Southern Highlands

72 years. That’s how long the Southern Highland Craft Guild has been holding this fair. This year they held it in the US Cellular Center in Asheville from October 17-21 and brought 180 artists together on two floors and under one roof.

Craft Fair 2019 (1)

We haven’t been in Asheville long but one of the things that made us want to stay for a while is the arts and crafts community here.  You can’t go a mile without tripping over a dozen artists of one kind or another.  Glass, metal, paint, wood, fiber, precious metals and the list goes on. Continue reading Craft Fair Of The Southern Highlands

Letter Home 13

This letter is chock full of mushroomy goodness though we aren’t going to list all the species we found. Perhaps in another video.

As usual there are timecode links to specific parts of the video and web links to places we visited.

The the end for the actual video

Elkins WV
Revelle’s Campground http://www.revelles.com/CMS/
Fruity Barrel Cactus 0:31 https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/F…
Seneca rocks 1:33 https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/r…
Sites Homestead 2:01 https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/r…
Mylius Trail 2:09 https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/reg…

Charlottesville VA
Mushrooms around the Charlottesville KOA 2:49 https://koa.com/campgrounds/charlotte…
First mushroom spore print 3:07
Riverview Park 3:57 https://www.charlottesville.org/depar…
Kemper Park 4:05 https://www.monticello.org/visit/the-…
Sunspots Studios in Staunton 4:17 https://www.sunspots.com/
Trinity Episcopal Church 4:37 https://trinitystaunton.org/
Monticello! 4:53 https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/T…
Skyline Drive 6:08 https://www.nps.gov/shen/planyourvisi…

Fancy Gap VA
Fancy Gap Cabins 6:28 https://fancygapcabinsandcampground.c…
Blue Ridge Music Center (mushrooms) 6:51 http://www.blueridgemusiccenter.org/
Hot Lips! 7:01
Cumberland Knob hiking 9:00 https://www.nps.gov/blri/planyourvisi…

Asheville NC
Mushrooms! 10:00
Rutledge Park train 10:15
Treehouse & bears! 10:38

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Durbin Rocket

We stayed in a campground in Durbin WV that was right next to the station for the Durbin Rocket!

http://www.eastforkcampgrounddurbin.com/

https://mountainrailwv.com/tour/the-durbin-rocket/

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Letter Home 12

Where we’ve been and what we’ve done, from Florence AL to Durbin WV

You can use the timecode links below to jump to a particular section of the video

Here’s an addendum because I forgot to add the video of the twisty turney mountain roads in the rain and hail on the way to Durbin WV

 

Florence 0:0

 

Bushnell 3:03

Sumter Oaks RV Park https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/Sumter-Oaks-RV-Park/

Fixing Reception issues https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/Tweaking-the-Netgear-Nighthawk-MR1100-for-RV-travel/

 

St. Augustine 3:32

 

Peach World 4:14

 

Asheville 4:22

 

Biltmore 4:54

https://www.biltmore.com/

 

Mushrooms! 6:00

 

Blue Ridge Parkway 6:36

https://www.blueridgeparkway.org/

 

Grove Park Antique Car Museum 7:06

https://www.grovewood.com/antique-car-museum/

 

Thistle Meadow Winery 7:14

https://dragonseye.com/blog/2019/08/Thistle-Meadow-Winery/

 

Kairos RV Resort 7:36

https://kairosresort.com/camping/

 

Durbin WV 8:50

http://www.eastforkcampgrounddurbin.com/

https://www.traillink.com/trail/west-fork-trail/

 

Trains! 10:27

https://mountainrailwv.com/tour/the-durbin-rocket/

 

Confederate Pride! 11:54

 

Green Bank 12:02

https://greenbankobservatory.org/visit/

 

Gaudineer Knob 12:34

https://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/mnf/recarea/?recid=9917

 

 

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The music used is 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner, Mirage, Fresh Fallen Snow by Chris Haugen, A Dusty Road by Dan Lebowitz and Heavy by Huma Huma

available from Google https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music

 

Fonts used are Lobster Regular from https://fonts.google.com/

Letter Home 11

Where we’ve been and what we’ve done, from Meridian MS to Red Bay AL

You can use the timecode links below to jump to a particular section of the video

 

 

Meridian

Benchmark RV Park https://youtu.be/5ks3cpxwBFY

Soule Steamworks https://youtu.be/iPTI1IVrQ-w

Dentzel Carousel https://youtu.be/vp4nW3H4LZ0

Weidmann’s http://www.weidmanns1870.com/about-us/

Temple Theater http://www.meridiantempletheater.com/

Sciple’s Mill 3:01

 

Iuka 3:20

Pickwick Landing in TN https://tnstateparks.com/parks/pickwick-landing

Lakeshore Custom RV http://lakeshorecustomrv.com/

 

Red Bay 4:56

Tiffin https://tiffinmotorhomes.com/

 

 

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The music used is 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner, Fresh Fallen Snow, Mirage, Way Out West by Chris Haugen, A Dusty Road by Dan Lebowitz

available from Google https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music

 

Fonts used are Lobster Regular from https://fonts.google.com/

Letter Home 10

 

Where we’ve been and what we’ve done, from Lake Charles LA to Destin FL

You can use the timecode links below to jump to a particular section of the video

 

Lake Charles

Twelve Oaks RV Park http://www.twelveoaksrv.com/

Froggeez 0:08

Mud Bugz 0:24

 

New Orleans

Pontchartrain Landing http://www.pontchartrainlanding.com/

Getting lost 1:02

Wandering NO 2:26

Pontchartrain Landing music3:23

 

Destin

Destin West Resort https://www.destinwestrvresort.com/

Getting settled 3:54

Clams! 4:06

Crabs! Reference crab video

Sand Sculptures 4:54

Froggeez! 5:25

Beach Shenanigans 5:54

Squeaky sand & more beach views 7:06

 

 

Look for more travel stories at https://dragonseye.com/blog/category/greatwander/

 

Follow us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/greatwander/

 

And Twitter https://twitter.com/GreatWander

 

The music used is 7th Floor Tango by Silent Partner, Fresh Fallen Snow by Chris Haugen, A Dusty Road by Dan Lebowitz and Heavy by Huma Huma

available from Google https://www.youtube.com/audiolibrary/music

 

Fonts used are Lobster Regular from https://fonts.google.com/