Monday, October 22, 2012

Fall Journey

I'm sharing some of the photos I took today when a friend and I headed north on the Natchez Trace toward Nashville. The Natchez Trace is an old Indian trail that cut through the wilderness at the turn of the 1800's. It connected Nashville, Tennessee to Natchez, Mississippi. Andrew Jackson used it when his army returned home from New Orleans in 1815.

Now, the Trace is a federal parkway. There are no electrical lines bordering the parkway and half the time you don't have cell service. Also there are no stores, restaurants or other commercial facilities along the Trace. No 18-wheelers either.

We picked the perfect day for a leisurely trip down this historical road. The weather was beautiful and the autumn colors awesome!


Kathleen said...

Wonderful pictures! Fall is certainly a beautiful season!
Thanks for stopping by!

Donna said...

I saw this as a kid...It's Still beautiful!!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

Pretty pics - were those cotton bolls? So beautiful!

Randy Fought said...

Patricia, enjoyed seeing your pictures of your trip on the Natchez Trace Parkway. Consider entering some of them in our Natchez Trace Fall Foliage Photo Contest at Fall Foliage Contest

Patricia Preston said...

Patti: Yes, that's cotton. Great cotton crop this year. Looks like snow.
Randy: Will definitely check that out. Love the Trace.

Donna and Kathleen: So glad you stopped by and enjoyed the pics. I'm gonna post more fall pics this week.

Pat Trainum aka P. T. Bradley said...

Gosh, Patricia, that was the best trip!