Metro Extended Stay Gainesville
Travel Blogs from Gainesville
This morning we went to church with Karen and Bill at "The Big White Church" - Bethlehem First Methodist in Bethlehem. Karen had told us that Parker is leaving in June, so this was the last time for us to hear him preach.
We went to the contemporary service at 9:30 and then the traditional service at ...
... were trying to find our way out back to a main street, our phone, Siri, get getting us back in the loop. We had stopped one mailman to ask directions and then we ended up seeing about 4 more - It was like they were following us, herding us out of the neighborhood. It was so funny. But finally we got going in the right direction once we were on the RIGHT Paces ...
... up, so we continued on. The very
last part of the trail was the most difficult, especially in the rain.
This part involved climbing over, under, and around slick rocks to get
down to a good viewing place for the falls. Although there was some
fencing to help prevent a fall, this was particularly treacherous in the
rain. Surprisingly, we actually saw some trail runners at this point.
If they can do this running, surely we ...
was our last full day in Helen and it was a dreary day. But we weren’t
going to let that stop us from getting more waterfalls. Our first stop
was the DeSoto Falls Recreation Area. According to sign at the
trailhead, the waterfall is named for Hernando DeSoto who explored the
region in the 16th century. A piece of armor believed to belong to the
explorer was discovered near the falls in the ...
We got to Bethlehem, GA, about 2 p.m. We found Karen at church just finishing up and Bill had just finished his workout in the "BWC" Workout Center. We had lunch at a new Mexican restaurant, Pancho's, while we decided about the rest of the day. Afterwards, Grant and I drove over to Lawrenceville to check-in. It took over an hour because of road construction. After getting our bags in the room, we turned around and went back to Bethlehem. Picked up Karen and ...