S: North Carolina December 2012
BC: Made by: Tess Vaessen | With Special Thanks: Corey Wasserman
FC: North Carolina
1: December 17-20, 2012 | North Carolina
2: Route | With our GPS and directions in hand, Corey and I hit the road at 2AM on Monday the 17th. We arrived in Asheville in the early afternoon.
3: Off to Asheville!
4: The Drive to North Carolina
6: Brookstone Lodge | OUR ROOM
7: OUR VIEW | MORNING FROST
8: Asheville, NC
10: Our First Night in Asheville!
12: Wandering the Streets
16: The Asheville Art Museum
17: Grove Arcade | Vance Monument
18: The Biltmore Estate | The Biltmore is the largest privately owned home in America. It was owned by the Vanderbilts, a very famous and wealthy family. Instead of paying the $60 a person to tour the estate, we just took pictures outside and pretended we visited.
20: Biltmore Village | A Small Sopping Village
24: 12 Bones BBQ | This place is a legend in Asheville, so we had to check it out. Verdict.... :)
25: Vanuatu Kava Bar | Two double Kavas please! With so many different kinds it was hard to choose which one to try. This place was really cool and and that relaxed hippy vibe to it.
26: Mast General Store Since the 1940's | This old general store is one of the many historical buildings in Asheville. They sell everything from clothes to barrels of candy!
28: Chocolate Fetish | This chocolate shop has been voted the "Best in Asheville" for years, so of course we had to stop by. The Sea Salt Caramels were absolutely amazing
30: Double D's Coffee & Desserts | Corey tried Espresso for the first time here, and loved it!
32: The Noddle Shop | We found this place just walking around downtown. The Wonton Soup was our favorite. | Yummy
34: Art | Glass Bottles | Bottled Ecosystems | Creative Cutting Boards | of Asheville
35: Cat Paintings | Abstract | Plant Ornaments | Trippy Bears
36: 1. Asheville Pizza and Brewery | 5 Brew Houses | 1. Asheville Pizza and Brewery 2. Barleys Taproom and Pizzeria 3. Jack of the Wood 4. Hannah Flannaginns 5. Thirsty Monk | Outside Movie Theater
37: Our Beer Choices | Special Mugs | Pizzaaaaaaa! | Special Exit just for us.... | Corey in Pizza Heaven
38: 2. Barleys Taproom and Pizzeria | Tess in Microbrew Heaven
39: Our Beer Choices | Pizza and Parmesan Dipping Sauce
40: 3. Jack of the Wood
41: Our Beer Choices
42: 4. Hannah Flannaginns
43: Corey's Fish-n-Chips
44: #5. Thirsty Monk
46: The Blue Ridge Parkway
54: The View from the Top
58: The Journey to Find Food...
59: Hawg Wild Bar-B-Que | Where we ended up!
60: Sliding Rock
61: Looking Glass Rock
62: Looking Glass Waterfall
64: Chimney Rock | The Famous Chimney Rock
65: The Town of Chimney Rock
66: Pisgah Center for wildlife education | Feeding the Fish | 1401 Fish Hatchery Road Pisgah Forest, NC
67: The Fish Farm
68: The Fish
69: Reptile Exhibit
70: the Creek we found
74: Jerusalem Garden Café
75: Coffee and Mint Tee | Mozzarella | Pita, Hummus, Baba Ganoush and Lamb Shank
76: Star Gazing off of the Blue Ridge Parkway
77: Christmas Lights oooOOooo ahhHHhhh!
78: Lake Julian Festival of Lights
80: Barleys Pizza | with a | Back to Orlando
82: Cheap Gas!
84: Taste of Asheville | Candy! | Our Souvenir
85: Farmers Popcorn | Moonshine