Olive Ridge Campground
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... a lovely restaurant with a bit of a German influence to it (can't remember the name now!) [Doug here - it was called Euclid Hall Bar & Kitchen] and we downed our beers before heading over to the Pepsi centre to watch some basketball! It was the Denver Nuggets vs the Detroit Pistons and the opening game of the season! There were lots of cheerleaders, dancers etc and a mascot of course! All very american. They play music while playing too! Anyway we very ...
... wasting all the energy that I was on being mad. They found the trail finally and led us up to it. I was happy just not to have been eaten by the hungry mountain lions. After a picture at the first lookout, we carried on, all the time recanting our foolishness at going off the trail. About 15 minutes later, we reached the top and were rewarded with a spectacular view! Lots and lots of pictures later (will be posted later) we started down on a much ...
tho. serendipity did surprise us for a short while as we found ourselves on Route 66 where we bedded down for the night in Arcadia, Oklahoma ~ home to the infamous Round Barn..
Feeling educational, Jo, Rachel, Nevin and I decided to test our new knowledge and go on a hunt for the fearsome pine beetle. Our walk quickly descended into total chaos, as Jo the geography teacher taught Nevin how to lick rocks to figure out what type they are and we re-enacted the famous and entirely fictional hunting of the great elk, with Rachel playing the elk, complete with horns.
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... time at the park. Oh what a joy to be here with them!!
Dee, George and Uncle Brian (Dee's brother, visiting from Ireland) joined us for a delicious dinner. I need the recipe for the breaded grilled tomatoes with mozzarella and fresh basil. Lovely evening - such fun to hear Brian and Dee having different memories of their growing up. Will be here for a few days, before we head out on our camping adventure.