Thursday, August 16, 2018

Georgia, Winter 2017/2018

I visited my mom in November as usual and after Thanksgiving, I headed south.  I was in St. Mary’s, GA at Crooked River State Park when I received a call from my mom.  She had broken her shoulder and could not move her right arm at all.  So in less than 24 hours, I was packed up and back in Dillard where I helped her for several weeks. 

While there, we had snow in December.  Cold weather and RVing isn’t a great mix, but I managed ok.  Below are pictures from the RV park.

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In January, 2018 we had several days where it did not get above freezing.  I went to a local waterfall and enjoyed looking at the interesting ice sculptures.

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After mom was able to do most things on her own, I headed down south for some warmth!

Waynesville, NC part 3

More elk pictures -  I watched people get too close to the elk, but most of the time the elk got too close to the people!   I watched an elk check out a tripod and another tasted a sign.  The last picture shows an elk and a deer.  For a minute or so the elk and deer watched each other, then the deer ran off. 

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Waynesville, NC part 2.

Other views from the Blue Ridge Parkway -

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While in Waynesville, I walked around the lake at Lake Junaluska several times.  One time while there I saw an old Lazy Daze RV.

 

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Most of the elk in the Great Smoky Mountains National park are in the Cataloochee Valley.  It wasn’t too far from where I stayed in Waynesville, so I went several times, especially during mating season. 

Elk pictures and Cataloochee Valley. I had a great time there so I have a lot of pictures, a few below and more in Waynesville part 3.  Several are pictures of the elk bugling.  I need to figure out how to  post a video, from what I have seen it is done thru YouTube.  If I figure it out, I will post some videos of the elk bugling. 

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