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Travel Blogs from Clinton
Hello from Clinton, AR. Some of you may remember Clinton from F4 tornado that killed three people in the 2008 Super Tuesday tornado outbreak in February. The remnants of the devastation caused by tornados are visible around every corner. People still talk about it as if it happened yesterday.
Every day, I say it is the toughest day yet …
What a great day, woke up this morning at 0630 and had a great breakfast at the Isle of Capri then back to the room packed up and we were off into Arkansas. We crossed the Mississippi river and the the skys looked like it would storm at any moment but it never did. Unfortunatley it rained all night in Arkansas and the trails …
... of all of that support.
Carolyn teaches Zumba classes twice a week and I've been going for a couple of weeks now. It's really nice to do something active even though I'm not all that good at the dance moves yet...haha. So far, there are a few of us who are there regularly and we laugh a lot while dancing. Reyna brings her 2 year old daughter sometimes but Kimmie wanted nothing to do ...
... Cup- MSR Titan Cup - 1.5oz
-Spoon- Sea to Summit Spork - 1oz
-Stove- MSR Pocket Rocket - 3oz
-Fuel- MSR 8oz Isopro Fuel - 12oz (full)
Total - 1lb 5oz
-Pack- Osprey Variant 52 (trimmed) - 48 oz
-Water Filter- MSR Gravity Flow - 10.5oz
-Trekking Poles- Black Diamond Trail Back (pair) - 20oz (not included in pack weight)
-Toilet treats- ...
... great fun. Then suddenly there's a wee sign, so easy to miss, beside a turn-off for a narrow country road, that directs you to Eureka Springs. I just caught it from the corner of my eye and turned around to zip down this slightly rough but neat little road that dipped, rose and twisted even more sharply than the earlier part. Then suddenly you're in Eureka Springs, with a huge smile on your face!