The drive going up to Helen was beautiful. The news had been saying that the colors were at peak in the mountains and as I stated before we planned to go.
I was so glad I was feeling better, and off we went for a fun day in the North Georgia mountains. Yes, it was pretty chilly but with a couple of layers of clothing on we were fine. Well, make that 3 layers for me. Get above 70 and I’ll take a layer off.
The town of course is surrounded by trees and a major river (Chattahoochee) and we were able to enjoy all of it. Had the sun been shining brightly I think the colors would have stood out more but I’m sure not complaining.
Spending the day shopping and having real German food for lunch was a treat we both needed. Yes, its a tourist spot, but…
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