Blogs from Blue Ridge, Georgia, United States, North America


North America » United States » Georgia » Blue Ridge May 30th 2017

Today is our first train ride on this trip. I'm not sure whether it is because I'm a retired engineer (not THAT kind of engineer), or because my dad was always into trains, but I have always just loved trains. This train is called the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, and it is less than 50 miles from Helen, GA on the way to Chattanooga tonight. Since the train doesn't leave until 11:00, there was no real rush to get started this morning, but nevertheless, it's too hard to sleep in really late. So we had a quick breakfast and got under way at about 7:30. The first 20 miles getting out of Helen was just awesome! Twists and turns and ups and downs, I was in 4th gear most of the time between 30mph and 40mph. ... read more
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Kayakers
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Ducks in the Water
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway - Big Foot!

North America » United States » Georgia » Blue Ridge June 5th 2012

Hello Travelers: I am starting this blog so that we can easily trade our photos during our upcoming trip to Spain, France and Italy. We have the ability to upload unlimited photos to this blog! Please update your best photos that you do not mind sharing with the rest of our Fannin 2012 group. In addition write a brief description, location and date of the photo. Brian... read more

North America » United States » Georgia » Blue Ridge July 12th 2009

I am writing this from my lazy boy at our cabin in Blue Ridge. i am experimenting to see if this is what i want to use to document my trip in a few weeks. I will be traveling with a FHWA group to Stockholm, London, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Wellington, New Zealand. 26,000 miles in 16 days.... read more

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