Hummingbird Lodge on Beaver Lake
Travel Blogs from Holiday Island
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I know it's not fascinating, but, I thought I'd include a few pictures of our dinner here just so everyone can feel like they're right here with us.
The kale chips, however, may be fascinating to some; we took regular kale leaves, which are one of the healthiest-per-calorie foods there are, and seasoned them with oil and other seasons, baked them, and created "Kale Chips". It's the basic "potato chip" idea, ...
... encountered more ticks than the 2 of us have seen in a very long time. And yes, we did use a good amount of Deep Woods Off. The little buggers liked us anyway! After leaving Pea Ridge, we headed to our campground in Branson, MO. Almost immediately upon crossing the state line the terrain changed from Ozark mountains to relatively flat farmland...definitely a change from what we've seen the past couple of days. Branson is supposedly a bit like Gatlinburg, TN...a big tourist ...
... in the house. The outside walls she covered in stones and built rock ornaments outside with stones, rocks, crystals. There is also a huge perennial garden outside too.
Supper was a Chicken Curry wrap with a side salad. Nothing to write home about but I devoured the salad. My body must be telling me something.
Leaving tomorrow but have not decided where (too many choices)
... four hour tour that of course took six. Started off with a clear blue sky and 3/4 the way through the trip rain started to fall and guess who didn't have their raing gear Yep! ME. The rain stopped long enough that I could blow dry before I got to my cabin.
Today it was all about roads. Hairpin curves, fast sweeping curves seeing if I could scrape my footpeg on the pavement by leaning over so far but nope didn't do it. ...
... ride around town. The houses are great! Ranging from small palaces to the witches house on the left. I hope you enjoy them
Finally I had my first great supper at Porkies Barbecue (photo attached) where I had a very smoky 1/4 ribs and chicken. I was stuffed and happy when I had finished. :-)
Tomorrow a six hour tour of the Ozarks.