Across North Carolina: Volume XI

    Before we head west to Buncombe County, we take a few precious moments to rest our traveling shoes in the Cape Fear Riverside town of Southport.
The quiet peace of one of the few streets in downtown Southport: Above. The neighbors bidding good Saturday morning to one another in Asheville, NC, some great distance from the Southeastern shore: Below.     photos by Stan Deatherage    Click images to expand.

    If one ventures far west to Asheville: How could you pass up the opportunity to head north up the winding Blue Ridge Parkway to Mt. Mitchell?
Yes mam, you are standing at the highest point above the earth for over thousands of miles. So take a picture for the memories preserved: Above. It is a sweeping view and a worthwhile trek to these dizzying heights: Below.     photos by Stan Deatherage    Click images to expand.

    And then back home ...
I always finish, where we began, with a sunset image over the Pamlico River, this time another winter shot on a cold wintry day, minus the snow and sleet in Washington, NC: Above.     photo by Stan Deatherage    Click image to expand.

    We'll do another one of these as the time becomes ready and appropriate. At your leisure, please follow this link to the growing list of this pictorial series - "Across North Carolina".

    Publisher's note: This post appears courtesy of Beaufort County Now from its Across North Carolina series.

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