This forest engineering establishment goes about as a camera obscura for the sky. The squat, round hovel known as the Cloud Chamber for the Trees and Sky may resemble a captivated hobbit home, yet it is in actuality crafted by British craftsman Chris Drury who manufactured the structure as a provincial camera obscura.
It was a warm July day in 2001 when I first saw the blueberry farm. My partner Johnny Burleson and I were visiting his Aunt and Uncle, Ode and Geri Burleson, at their family cabin on Big Horse Creek in Ashe County. Johnny grew up spending his summers playing in the cold waters of Big […]
When visiting Lansing, do as the natives do – enjoy yourself! Whether it’s Spring, Summer, Fall or Winter, there’s never a reason to be bored in the High Country. Outdoor opportunities abound, whether you enjoy hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, canoeing, river rafting, trout fishing, snow skiing, photography, going to a mountain folk festival to hear […]
Established in 1882 in the late 19 th century and incorporated in 1928, the Town of Lansing is located on four-tenths of an acre in the heart of Ashe County in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Western North Carolina. Primarily a small rural farming community since its beginnings, Lansing still retains its […]