New River Retreat
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... for a bit, and I did, got swept by a current and got sucked under by a wirlpool FUN! there where also parts when the current would take us towards a boulder and then we would think we would hit it, then carry us away and towards another rock. Whilst we where swimming. The instructor also showed us a picture of when they go fishing in the river we was in - didn't realise 2 1/2ft long catfish was swimming under us! We are now on our way to the great smoky mountains to do something ...
The drive-in in Christiansburg was showing Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, which is a sorry excuse for a movie. It's not as bad as The Last Airbender, but that's about all I can say for it. The drive-in, however, is well-kept--there are functional speakers at every parking spot and the rows are graded so there are good views for every carload. On Julia's advice, I tried ...
... up after dinner. I'm on a streak--19 straight days finding a cache. I'm hoping to extend that to the last day of summer, so an easy and early West Virginia find is quite helpful.
And that was about it for today! We're up early tomorrow--we have to meet the ATV folks by 8:30 at the trail head, about 45 minutes from here. Will try to get some photos of us soaking wet on ATVs--should be rather entertaining!
Greg and Caroline gave us a great tour around the Radford University campus. Caroline is very happy and Radford and proud of her school. She was happy she got to show Nana around.
They are constructing many new buildings - just beautiful. The business building is awesome. ...
... and ate at Olive Garden. The food was very good and so was the service. Our waiter was a student and very nice young man.
On our way home we stopped at Wal-Mart, the hot spot in Radford and every college student's main resource for any need. Caroline was extremely pleased because her Nana was kind ...