A Visit to Ashville, NC

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               Oct, 2013

Kyra, Gina and I piled into DJ’s truck for a short drive to Ashville to see some sights. Our first stop was the visitors center..We all decided to do the city tour… and Kyra and I bought tickets to tour the Biltmore Estate…

 

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This was a jump off, jump on trolley but we decided to take the ride around to see the city…

When we got back to the starting point, we were hungry so we found Mayfel’s. It is a New Orleans themed restaurant and it looked and smelled good.

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We started with beignets…Yum

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We all ordered something different and all very satisfied.

Then it was time to walk it off.  We strolled thru Woolworth Walk ,  the newest art gallery and emporium in Asheville. the chocolate shop of course, and a really neat General Store..

Next day,  Gina drove Kyra and I to the Biltmore Estate. She had not purchased a ticket but decided to just roam around outside, while we took the tour. The self guided visit took us through private family quarters, kitchens and servant areas. The giant indoor swimming pool and bowling alley. The art and antiques were breathtaking! It is hard to imagine a family really living here..2013-10-14 13.25.04 2013-10-14 13.24.59

After spending many hours on the tour we wandered outside to stroll through the acres of gardens.. We met up with Gina who had spent her time wandering around and loving it..

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