Weekend in Blue Ridge 

Weekend in Blue Ridge 

This past weekend was spent by the lake up in Blue Ridge with a fantastic group of people who I am lucky enough to now call my friends. Leanne, Robert and myself headed towards Blue Ridge last Friday after work and a 2 hour trip took us just over 3.5hrs due to Friday traffic and roadworks around the new Atlanta Braves Stadium. But the roadworks and Braves Stadium is a story for another day.

The weekend was filled with good food, good company with lots of laughs, time on the lake, late nights and lazy mornings. Any weekend that includes 9 children and 11 adults that has zero drama is always going be a good weekend.

Below is a gallery of images from the weekend including some on the lake as the kids had fun, some as I got to watch the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway depart and some scenery shots I took and over edited for some dramatic effect.

Gallery of Images from weekend

 

 

 

Visit to Blue Ridge Mountains

Today we took a visit to Blue Ridge for an overnight stay with friends. Didn’t really get a chance to go out and explore but definitely seen some things to do on future visits.

Our view from our friend’s cabin is fantastic and again the clear sky helps. Just sorry I didn’t bring my tripod and other lens with me as it would have been great for photos of the stars tonight.

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Sunset over Blue Ridge

The day was spent sitting back, chatting, drinking some whiskey and relaxing in front of a log fire. Not a bad Saturday afternoon. Few things I did note though about the drive up here from Atlanta; Interstate 285 still scares me everytime I go onto it, how many restaurants does a small town need?, a flea market is a place to sell absolute junk, oh and it can be call junktique, and  potholes here are bigger than Irish ones and there are lots more of them.

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Log Fire

Tomorrow we will head home and hopefully drop into Blue Ridge town on the way, if even just to drive through.