Grand Inns of America
Travel Blogs from Pigeon Forge
Woke up to a delicious breakfast of ham and cheese omelets by Chef Marcus, who don't need no spatula to flip some eggs.
We broke camp leisurely and headed south ...
... all sorts of goodies. It was a kinda weird place.
The weirdest experience was a restaurant called 'Dick's Last Resort'. These restaurants are everywhere now that we are aware of them. We walked in to the restaurant and the guy was like 'Welcome to Dick's! Have you been before?' We were like 'No', he then said 'You have heard of us before right?', our response 'Nope'. 'His response 'So you've just ...
... grass. It occurred to me that there were a lot of chestnuts out there for it to eat and it might do better out of the shelter than in.
Back in my own bag, I felt proud of having done such a good deed. But remember, I’m a positive person, so that good feeling didn’t last long. Soon I was imagining a fox capturing the little mouse, and seeing it flattened by one of those kamikaze chestnuts. Oh dear, far from saving the mouse, I’d actually condemned it! I ...
Happy Labor Day People (though we will make the argument that we labored more yesterday)
today is Waterfall challenge #2. This one was Grotto falls and only 3~ish miles and supposedly not so uphill. (This being a waterfall I was not going to be fooled by the promise of 'no' uphill...)
We carried a lighter load today (smart move #1) and brought along our water shoes ...
Bear Spray "Check"
My Massive knife "Check"
Rain jackets "Check"
Expensive Hiking shoes "Check"
Marc and Louise went with:
Massive Camera "Check"
No water, No Snacks, No protection from the elements. These two clown's looked like they were going for a stroll along the beach rather than a hike. O well i thought when they start to suffer we can always ...