Taking A Walk

Walking Down US Highway 11 – Winchester, Virginia to Louisiana

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When Facing North, My Left Hand has My Wristwatch

November 15th, 2008 · No Comments

by Dwayne Phillips I suppose I should have written this post much earlier in the blog as it relates to what is where. We are walking U.S. Route 11 from North to South, at least that is way it is in theory. In reality, Route 11 goes from the northeast to the southwest. Often, we […]

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Day 33 – Back to Plain Old 11

October 23rd, 2008 · No Comments

be Dwayne Phillips We entered Knoxville and made it to the point where Route 11E rejoined Route 11W to become plain old U.S. Route 11. Today was a short day of walking. After walking, we drove eight hours back to Reston, Virginia so I could go to the dentist tomorrow. The weather was a little […]

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Tags: Jefferson County · Knox County · Tennessee

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

Follow Our Walk on a Map

October 15th, 2008 · 2 Comments

You can follow our progress on a map on the Wayfaring.com site. Our map is on this page – click to see the link.

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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 17 – A River, a Tree, and a Rope

October 2nd, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips We drove through Roanoke and then walked through Salem, Virginia. This was a cool day (55 to 65 degrees F). It was also quite windy – 20 MPH winds. We drove through Roanoke. Still we were lost several times and had to back track to find how Route 11 goes through the […]

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Tags: Montgomery County · Roanoke County · Virginia

Day 6 – A Drive-In Theater

September 16th, 2008 · 1 Comment

by Dwayne Phillips We walked through Stephens City, Middletown, and Strasburg, Virginia. This was another 15-mile day with fine weather – mostly cloudy with the temperature starting at 63 degrees and ending at 75 degrees F. Stephens City ends the clutter of Winchester. Once out of Stephens, you are in rural Virginia. I liked that. […]

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Tags: Frederick County · Shenandoah County · Virginia · Warren County