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... be in good hands under the watchful eyes of their grand-parents. ;)
After a few little final loose ends to tie up around the house, we'll head off this morning up to Leesburg where we will meet up with Martha and Keith, and head to Dulles airport.
Stay tuned for more updates.
As the French say, Tchin, Tchin! (Cheers!)
... ok and taking breaks when we needed to)! It was soooo steep, rocky, a little slippery at times, but we did it!!! We made the whole 1.5 mile hike even though we probably shouldn't have.
Got her to the bathroom at the Visitor's center that was around the curve from where we were in time! Decided it was a good time to head back. We grabbed a quick bite before going back to our hotel for a somewhat early night so we could head out at a decent time tomorrow.
... more fun than we thought and LOVED finding all the pretty gems, especially some 'purple' amethyst ones and a large one! She ended up with quite a bit of gems!
We were a little tired after all that in the warm sun and went for a late lunch/early dinner about 1/2 hour or more away. After that we took it easy and played a VERY LONG game of Uno in the room until after midnight! ...
After sleeping in for once, we headed out after a quick brunch to Luray Caverns! We remembered to grab the jackets but really didn't need them inside the caverns. Caitlyn probably needed hers though. It was pretty awesome to see some of Mother Nature's hidden work! DD loved hearing the organ 'play' the stalactites!
We drove to the Ridgeline Drive today but we were fogged out. Boo!
We decided to try again tomorrow.
We headed back to camp and did a few more floats down the river (some phone photos were put on FB already). I love doing that!
Then, very suddenly, the skies just opened up and within less than two minutes the berm behind us was washing through our campsite. All of the camp sights were under water in no time!
I have never seen rain this hard this ...