Travel Blogs from Maggie Valley
... stayed in Gatlinburg a couple of nights and we did a **** load of walking which we needed after all the meat we have been eating.
In true form Troy and I decided we'd pick a hike that was called 'Chimney top', only 4 miles long can't be that bad. Holy **** it was steep! When you get to the top you have to climb a massive boulder I got about a quarter of the way up the boulder and started to freak out it ...
... 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 ...
... take a fake shower near the top.
This one was still a little of a climb but much less torturous. There were tons of people at the top waiting for their Kodak moment behind the falls so we joined the queue. Got our romantic snaps and Chris got a quick head cool off.
Then we descended a steep bit near the river/falls and dipped our bods. Chris made a ...
... in the world. They were setting an aggressive pace and they were dragging us along behind them. We made it to the falls in 2 and a half hours. I was broken, and seriously wishing i had not carried my massive back pack along for the ride. No time to rest M and L were on a mission and before i could rest my weary legs they were heading back down the mountain.
We completed the hike in 4 hours. As we enjoyed our lunch (Peanut butter ...
... interaction with someone other than a guy named Chris or a girl named Leslie...so we jumped for joy upon the Sach's arrival.
Tents up and food securely bear proofed (hidden in car) we set out for dinner in Gatlinburg.
Gatlinburg is RIDICULOUS!!!! It was even more Vegas/Disneyland than the parkway leading up to it. Just wall to wall shops restaurants/4+ mini golf places /Ripley's believe it our ...
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