Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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Day 29 – Heads it’s Hot, Tails it’s Cold

October 18th, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked the 15 miles that brought us into Greeneville, Tennessee. It was a chilly 45 degrees F this morning and later in the day, well I am not sure about the temperature later in the day. It changed drastically minute by minute. Route 11E in this part of Tennessee bypasses […]

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Tags: Greene County · Tennessee · Washington County

Day 28 – Add Water to the Wind and Noise

October 17th, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through Johnson City and Jonesborough, Tennessee. The temperature only ranged from 55 to 60 degrees F as mist and drizzle fell all day. Route 11E misses downtown Johnson City and any interesting things there. It starts at I-26 and does the usual Golden Mile things. Then there are some […]

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Tags: Sullivan County · Tennessee · Washington County

Day 26 – Tennessee! and Some Roadside Attractions

October 15th, 2008 · 5 Comments

by Dwayne Phillips Today we walked through the twin cities of Bristol, Virginia and Bristol, Tennessee. Again the weather was sunny and reached the mid-80s F. It seems that we have set record highs for temperature the last three days. It has been low humidity and comfortable. It now appears that we will dodge the […]

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Tags: Sullivan County · Tennessee · Virginia · Washington County

Day 25 – Historic Sites, Another Trail, and Rural Tanning

October 14th, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips Today we started 15 miles north of Abingdon, Virginia and ended in Abingdon. The weather was again sunny and into the 80s F. A fine day for walking. Most of the day we spent walking through rural areas. We walked near Glade Spring and Emory, Virginia. I write “near” because we were […]

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Tags: Virginia · Washington County