Bromance in the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina

BROMANCE, i REMEMBER THAT FROM A PAST SEASON OF “MAKE ME A SUPERMODEL” TWO OF THE GUYS WERE GETTING REALLY CLOSE “FRIENDS”. BUT THE PRODUCERS MADE THEM THE T-SHIRTS THAT SAID BROMANCE”.

Comedy Travel Writing

We were looking for a bluegrass station on the car’s radio. Driving along this lush Blue Ridge Parkway highway in the Blue Ridge Mountains, North Carolina, bluegrass felt appropriate. We didn’t find anything so we ultimately settled for a Johnny Cash greatest hits CD my friend had in the glove compartment.

As the outsider here – Asheville, the closest town, being my friend’s home – this was the slice of America I’d been looking for.

Mountain Road from North Carolina to Tennessee

Those are the views we had driving around the Blue Ridge Parkway. Now compare that to the biggest mountain where I’m from:

Castle Mound Cambridge

After tiring of Cash’s crooning about rings of fire and hurting himself today, we parked up and did a bit of hiking. We didn’t have backpacks full of water and snacks but while it was sunny, it wasn’t too warm. Plus we weren’t planning on going far.

“Do you get snakes and spiders…

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