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Alysa and Mitch's RV trip, Asheville, NC

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June 1, 2004 19:00:51
View from our campground. Off in the distance towards the right is the Biltmore Estate.
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June 2, 2004 12:47:31
The Biltmore Estate, a 250+ room mansion, the largest home in the US.
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June 2, 2004 12:47:32
Closeup of the Biltmore.
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June 2, 2004 12:21:45
Dining room. Photos are not allowed, which means I still take photos but can't aim the camera or check the settings. So some of the interior shots are fuzzy like this one.
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June 2, 2004 12:30:21
Closeup of the woodwork in the dining room.
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June 2, 2004 12:44:15
Alysa on the deck, partway through our tour.
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June 2, 2004 12:45:25
Mitch lounging on the deck of the Biltmore. We rented headphones for detailed tour info, which was well worthwhile.
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June 2, 2004 12:50:39
Biltmore's library.
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June 2, 2004 12:56:52
A silly photo of ourselves. In one of the many bedrooms was this mirror, so we posed in front of the mirror and took the photo (again, without using the camear normally). It focused on the wall instead of us, but still fun.
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June 2, 2004 13:45:56
Apparently the very first in-home bowling lanes in the country. Nothing automatic here; servants stood behind the wall and reset the pins by hand.
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June 2, 2004 13:50:47
The indoor swimming pool, complete with underwater lamps. Impressive, as very few homes had any electric lights at all.
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June 2, 2004 15:47:31
View from the Biltmore grounds.
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June 2, 2004 15:48:31
Alysa and Mitch outside the Biltmore.
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June 2, 2004 14:41:53
View from the front steps of the Biltmore. The white car is roughly where I took the earlier outdoor photo of the mansion.
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June 2, 2004 14:58:53
Alysa in one of the gardens.
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June 2, 2004 15:00:13
A topiary gondola paddler... Not sure why.
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June 2, 2004 15:01:28
Same topiary with the mansion behind. The gardens go on for quite a distance, but we only toured those very nearby.
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June 2, 2004 15:01:46
Fish in the water.
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June 2, 2004 15:03:56
A topiary horse and rider.
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June 2, 2004 15:46:25
We drove nine miles from the mansion to the winery, and didn't leave the Biltmore property!

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