Bill and Ed’s Big Adventure, Day 4

Started the day off crossing the James River at the lowest part of the Parkway and headed up to the highest point on the Parkway in Virginia.  This meant a long slow climb but it ended up being not so bad, well….. at least not so bad until we ran out of food.  We had stopped several times on the climb to eat but at about 5 miles from our next food stop we ran out of food.  This meant sugar low struggle to get to the Peaks of Otter lodge, which had a great restaurant and deli.  When we arrived we attacked the deli first and then took a table at the restaurant.  We spent too much and at too much but it felt good and tasted good.

After eating too much and a little rest we headed for Roanoke, which was mostly down hill.  We arrived late in the day and there was a ton of traffic so instead of searching for a great campsite we just settled for camping off the road back in the woods.  Other than some strange noises and a not very flat camping area the night was good.

As usual, you can check out a map of our route for the day and other information here: http://www.mapmyride.com/workout/1161670151

Advertisements

Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

About edwintoonephotography

I am a U.S. born professional photographer living in Barcelona, Spain.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: