Beautiful Asheville...

We headed out with a mission and that was to explore Asheville.  Phyllis started us in the art district and we got to enjoy the graffiti art in this designated area.  It was a visual treat of note.  And a brilliant day for our instamatic cameras.  What an area.  I love that they have made a space for local artists.

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WHITE DUCK TACO'S

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It was the first time Kitty and I had ever tried Taco's and it was heaven, right there.  To date, we haven't been able to match White Duck's Tacos.  We came close in San Diego but we will keep looking.

Thank you Phyllis for the intro, we might be a little addicted.

Bangkok shrimp was incredible.

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After lunch we headed to Cheap Joe's Art Stuff.

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What a cool art shop.  I needed to pick up some basics for my first class.

I love art shops and I was quite keen to see the local ones and if what they had on offer was very different to our shops.  Michaels and DickBlicks were definitely on my list of art shops to visit too.

I even got to pop into Phyllis' little art shop in Hendersonville called the Starving Artist.  It was a real treat. 

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We absolutely loved this building 4 Floors of artists studios and spaces.  Live demos and artists working and selling their work.  I was so blown away by this initiative.  

Beautiful sites in Asheville

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I love this image with the flag blowing - the view from the Sky Bar.

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Honey Heaven in Asheville - a little honey tasting session.

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 A delightful book store with a Champagne Bar.  What a beautiful way to end this perfect day in this creative town.  My artist heart was overflowing.  Phyllis is a brilliant tour guide.  We had the best day.

We once again headed home and headed straight to bed.

Thank you Phyllis.

Love Jeanne-Marie