|On a rainy day
in June we started off to Asheville, NC to attend
NAMGAR's GT-38. We drove out through NJ, down
through PA, into MD and stopped at a motel.
Usually, the A is the oldest, most interesting car
in the lot, but not that night. Take a look:
From that point on
we took all sideroads, travelling south into
Virginia, heading towards the Blue Ridge
We decided to overnight in a little town
called Galax VA, just north ot the Blue Ridge.
From the motel, we walked downtown and found a
pub for dinner.
I ordered a draft beer, "make it large" I
said. It had been a long hot day. I had no
idea what "large beer" meant in Galax!
From Galax we got on
the Blue Ridge Parkway and headed down to
Asheville, stopping for lunch at a cute town
called Blowing Rock. Well, by the time we
finished lunch, the wind WAS blowing, and the
rain started coming down.
We put the hood up, sidecurtains in and headed
back to the Parkway. As we came around a curve
to get back on, we saw this unusual rock
formation. Through our foggy windshield it
looked like a huge fish about to swim across the
We arrived at the hotel in Ashville after a
scary ride through rain and fog on the Blue
Ridge. Turns out that we kept climbing, up into
the rain clouds at around 3000 ft. and crept
along in first and second gear, just barely able
to see the yellow line.
The next morning we all headed out to the
Biltmore Estate. They parked us all in front for
a group picture. Here's Melon explaining
our "fun adventure" to good MGA friend, Alana
Adams, with the Biltmore in the background.
Here's that same event, but taken from a