This is a picture of Linville Falls, a popular attraction on the Blue Ridge Parkway. It was taken from Chimney View, and it’s the best picture postcard rendering of the  falls:

May 9, 2019 — Linville Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

However, I didn’t stop there, and I have the pics to prove it. I hiked all the way up to Erwin’s View in order to get the grandest possible vista. I’m not sure I could do this today, but I took my Blue Ridge Parkway trip during the brief period when I was boycotting the Evil Dex. I was a whole lot more energetic without that stuff.

May 9, 2019 — Linville Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina

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