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Travel Blogs from Grand Rivers
On 9/7/13 will stay in Eddyville, Kaintuck...... possibly named after some of my Eddy relatives. Will try to find out.
Eddyville, the seat of Lyon county, was settled around 1798 and named for the eddies in the nearby Cumberland River.
Guess not. hahaha
We woke up and enjoyed a relaxing breakfast on the deck of our Tree Cabin. (Nobody wanted to leave!) Packed up the car and headed out to do a trail recommended by the cabin owner. We set out on Rim Rock Trail. It starts out looking pretty average (near the edge of a cliff), but pretty soon you come across these stairs that go down into a damp, green area full of GIANT rocks. We walked amongst them for awhile. Then we followed the ...
The three of us drove north about 3.5 hours to The Shawnee National Forest Area. Cindy found a place that has cabins in the trees! We were very impressed with the construction and amenities in the cabin. After talking to the owner, we decided to go to Garden of the Gods with the rest of our day. We wandered around for quite awhile trying to figure out the ...
... returning. Even if he got hurt, what would we do? Kayak back in the middle of a lightning storm?
I cursed myself for not considering this. I'd even looked at the weather and knew it was supposed to storm!
What if something happens to the kayak?
I trembled slightly at my fearful thoughts.
What if it were like this all day tomorrow? How would we get back.
Tornados were possible here too, weren't they?
We. Are. On. An. Island!
... jobs, didn't they?
Bottom line was: We were not in Shawnee National Forest.
We could hardly take out our stuffed backpacks, park in a stranger's driveway and begin hiking. Hike to where, anyway? Up the street to the neighbor's house?
Arturas laughed and looked around. His phone was very, very, off.
I'd suggested as much before. There were no signs pointing us to the park. There had to be signs, didn't there? Instead, small, winding ...