Burley in the Barn

Here in Anderson County Kentucky burley tobacco has a long history dating back to the mid-1800s!  Burley Tobacco is a light air-cured variety primarily used in the production of cigarettes.
70% of the burley production in the US is grown right here in the state of Kentucky.  I often drive the backroads of the county looking for photographic opportunities, tobacco and tobacco barns are plentiful subjects!

Above, a barn in Anderson County Kentucky holds burley tobacco.  The leaves will cure / dry for about 30 days then they get stripped and are sent off to the market!

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I am an adventure-loving American man, with a severe case of wander-lust and a desire to experience as much of this wonderful world as humanly possible. Every place I have visited or lived has taught me something about life and helped me grow. For me, traveling opens my eyes to how similar the human race is, yet at the same time, how unique we all are. I hope this blog will motivate you to put down the TV remote, dust off your backpack and decide to take a chance on an adventure. It can be a walk in a new neighborhood 2 miles from home or a trip to a far off distant land. I have lived in or visited over 50 countries during my life and hope to see many more. I want to share my experiences. I hope you enjoy the blog. -WAND3R3R, Somewhere on the Globe, 2014.