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2013 Celtic Adventure
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Copyright (2013)


Original_Inn
Historic Main Inn




GPI_room
Our room




Afternoon_mtn_view
Afternoon view of the mountains, from our room window...



A few of the sculptures outside the Grovewood Gallery:


Cardinal



Llama



Circular_design



Metallic_Bird



Human_figure





Mountain_view
Another view from the window




Snow
We had a little snow on Sunday morning...


Snow
...pretty, but it didn't amount to anything.




St_Lawrence_Basilica
We visited the Grove Arcade in Asheville on Sunday.
Nearby is the Basilica of St. Lawrence, under renovation.



Basilica_Owl
Owl sculpture in basilica alcove.




Stairwell_lantern
Stairwell lantern, back at the GPI.




Original_Inn
Another view of the original Inn.




Frozen_Falls
Frozen falls in front of the Inn.




Lamp_post
Lamp post




Late-sunset
With the Super Bowl about to start, I barely caught the sunset...




Hazy_mountains
Hazy valleys between the mountains the following morning.



Heading home, we detoured via Brevard, NC, to see a few sights:

Looking_Glass_Falls_sign



Looking_Glass_Falls
Looking Glass Falls in Pisgah Forest


Looking_Glass_Creek
Looking Glass Creek


Sliding_Rock
Sliding Rock


Viewing Platform



Riverside-E




Another reason to swing by Brevard was to visit the new east coast operation of Oskar Blues Brewery:

OBB-Bus



DPA_Bus



OBB_Cans
A few cans of beer...


Tanks
Fermenters


Tanks
Tanks


Tasty_Weasel
Tasty Weasel tap room.


Beer-taps
Draft taps


Decorations



Tasting_Room-entrance



DPA-van



DPA_Car_hood





Icy_ledge
Continuing west on Hwy 64, we encountered some ice and snow.



Snowy_Ridge
Whiteside Mountain, between Cashiers and Highlands, NC.



Bridal_Veil_Falls
An icy Bridal Veil Falls at dusk.



~ A few images of the Celtic Weekend bands ~
(A link to our band performance pics on Flickr will be added here soon...)



EJ_and_friends
Our buddy EJ Jones with some musician friends




Solas
Solas was Friday night's headliner




Gaelic_Storm
While Gaelic Storm was the main act on Saturday!




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