By Ken Mink kenmink.aol.com TOWNSEND, Tn. – When you have a golf course that bumps up against the expansive Great Smoky Mountains National Park you are bound to have a setting of which Mother Nature would be proud. And Wild Laurel fills that bill perfectly, providing fantastic views of tree-covered emerald mountains and provide golfers a chance to see a bevy of forest animals up close and personal. It is not unusual for golfers to see deer, groups of wild turkeys, coyotes and black bears.  The area is a black bear ...

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Helen, Ga.: A Little Bit of Bavaria in America’s Blue Ridge Mountains

  By Ken Paul Mink — Ever since “The Sound of Music” burst onto the American music scene the sights, sounds, foods and beauty of Bavaria has warmed the hearts of millions of Americans and countless others around the world. Few can afford to jump onto a plane and wing their way into the fantastic real world of Bavaria, but …