Knights Inn East Knoxville
Travel Blogs from Knoxville
... 100 Gallons.
We are still battling IT infrastructure, but at least have the music situation mostly resolved. Scott LOVES the eagles, Hotel California has been played 4 times so far for those keeping score ...
... I had to wear for the next five days.
I thought it might be nice to read, but I realized I’d forgotten to get my headlamp out of my pack. It was as inaccessible to me in this storm as it was to the bears.
“Hey, look what I found,” Julie said, and held up a chocolate fiber bar. “It was in my pocket.”
“Aaah! You can’t have that in here!” I cried. “It will attract bears!” If a bear will tear open ...
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 ...
... shocked to see all these Vegas type hotels lining the parkway as far as you could see. There was a turn-off for Dollywood...but Ms. Parton will have to wait another trip to see our shining faces.
We picked up some provisions at a local Kroger's grocery store and then took the bypass to get into the park. (This meant we would not drive through Gatlinburg on the way...hopefully missing some traffic) ...