The British Car Club drive for Saturday was postponed to Sunday due to rain, so we were able to have a nice sunny day for a drive in the mountains. We met at a parking lot in Brevard to get everyone together. It was a later start, so we could have some much needed social time.
Lots of people arrived earlier than needed, just to chat and catch up. We were outside, but still wore masks for the most part, just to protect those who have not had their vaccines yet.
We actually had so many members come that we had to split into two groups for the drive. There were 11-12 in each group. My Sweet Babboo volunteered us to lead the second group. He sweetened that deal by saying he would navigate since he was more familiar with the route. So I got to drive.
So, pictures of the scenery are courtesy of My Sweet Babboo. He did a good job getting a photo of some of the cars behind us.
The route took us past lots of pastureland with grazing cows.
The mountains are not yet fully greened up. This rusted gate was interesting.
Pastoral scenes of log cabins and old barns were a frequent sight.
This old, dilapidated barn with rusted fencing makes me wonder what it was for. Were there horses here once, or maybe sheep or goats? Who knows?
The blooms on the maple trees are fading, and others are beginning to leaf out. The shades of green say spring is here.
The end of the drive was at a local brewery with a food truck for those wanting to stay for lunch. We had other plans for the afternoon, so we stayed to chat a moment then went on home.
Overall it was a lovely day, great to see friends again and have some fun. I enjoyed driving the route, as I don’t often do that. I’m usually focused on navigating and getting some great photos.
Are you getting out and enjoying some warm spring days?
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