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We where up at 5am so we could see the sunrise at the overlook and it was worth it. We don't have far to drive only 100 miles but have a number of stops of the way so guess what it takes ALL DAY. We get into camp at 8pm.
First stop was Natural Bridge, a 100ft sandstone formation. The stone archway was used as a ...
... we had to watch the Spurs for a while, but the men folk talked me into playing (trying to play) bridge with them. Roger & I were partners & Jim & JC played as teammates. The guys were super patient & worked very hard to try to teach me. Roger & I "made a rubber." Of course it had nothing to do with anything I did.
We drove to Bull Shoals to have a fantastic dinner at the 178 Club. Afterwards we stopped at the ...
... cranberry/feta cheese spinach salad. All of that would have been sufficient, but Shane grilled steaks & salmon for us too. Add to that a medley of fresh vegetables & grilled new potatoes. But wait... You can't have a meal like that without dessert! Shane served us angel food cake topped with lemon curds, whipped cream & strawberries .
I have no idea how we managed to push ourselves away from the table ...
... but the magic show was cancelled, bummer). Tricia and I entertained Jim with a synchronized kayaking display - it was quite a lovely thing! Had dinner in the cabin and I slept on the pull out couch - very comfy!
Sunday morning Jim drove to a place to dig crystals on his way to Austin, and Tricia and I drove to Devil's Den State Park in West Fork, AR to find more adventure!
Beautiful day for touring. went just under 200 miles (tank of gas) with no rain! Stopped to take some photo's off a bridge and coming back I heard the rushing of water over rocks, birds chirping and I though heck with this mush lets get riding again. The route I was following told me to go right onto a little lane full of waster, dirt and rocks. A shortcut between two roads that had me a little uneasy, I think ...