Posts From Kentucky


Country Roads, take me ... (Grayson, Kentucky)

Journal entry for Friday 7th Sep, 2012 (day 65, miles 9617)

John Denver's song Country Roads kept rolling through my head today as we drove I-79 and then I-64 through West Virginia (though you would hardly call these highways "country roads"). Perfect warm fall weather and beautiful rolling hills with mixed forests as far as the eye can see - I could feel why someone would want to sing about this country.

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Resting; the Nada Tunnel (Lexington, Kentucky)

Journal entry for Saturday 8th Sep, 2012 (day 66, miles 9734)

This morning we were a bit disenchanted with truck stops. We were surrounded by refrigeration units last night and to say it was noisy would be an understatement. A poor nights sleep plus heavy rain put a hold on our plans to venture south of I-64 for some sightseeing in the Red River Gorge area (part of the Daniel Boone National Forest) and we spent much of the morning in a quiet rest area west of Grayson recuperating.

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