North Carolina, state fourteen, by the numbers:
Total miles*: 617
*I started the odometer when I left Virginia, and reset it before I left for South Carolina.
Total money earned: $0
Total money spent: $137
Other transport: $0
Total under budget: $34.43
Money saved from awesome other people: $27.50 (museum ticket and mini-golf/arcade)
Money saved using North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0
Money saved using Interagency pass: $0
Number of free meals: 9
Total nights spent with people I already knew: 2
Total nights spent with Couchsurfing hosts: 3
Total nights spent with non-Couchsurfing hosts: 0
Total nights spent in the car: 0
Total dates: 1
Total encounters with Mrs. Meyer’s soap: 1
Total unexpected, but awesome experiences: 3
Total “Oh my gosh, what am I doing?! Am I freaking crazy?!” moments: 0
Total “This is so AMAZING, I can’t believe how AWESOME my life is!” moments: 5
North Carolina must-sees/must-dos: Book Exchange, The Chocolate Fetish, and Jonas Gerard’s studio in Asheville, Freedom Park in Charlotte, Carrburritos and The Loop in Chapel Hill, Boxcar Bar and Arcade and M.C. Escher exhibit at NC Museum of Art in Raleigh.
North Carolina things to skip if you’re crunched for time: Wall St. in Asheville, Public Market in Charlotte, Paddy O Beer in Raleigh.
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