Travel theme: Roads

For this week’s theme I thought of two pictures showing completely different scenes.  The first is from Chicago showing late afternoon traffic.  The second is from the Foothills Parkway in Tennessee and leads to panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains.

ChicagoFoothills Parkway

Both roads may lead to adventure, so take your pick!

Mountain Views in Autumn

While I was in North Carolina I wanted to find out more about the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee.  It was an easy drive from North Carolina and the people at the local information center were very helpful.  They pointed out on a map where there were good places to see the mountains.  On their recommendation I drove to the Foothills Parkway where there were observation points along the road to park the car and admire the view.  Each time I stopped at one of these areas I took many pictures of the mountains.  Here are some of them.

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