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... floods and devastation. A lot has happened while we've been away but we have been proud of the way our state has rebounded and are moving forward.
We're excited to be getting home tomorrow. We’ve been very fortunate through all our travels and have enjoyed sharing our adventures with our friends and family. We’re glad I wrote the blog because it’s already hard to remember some of the names of places we’ve been!
... had Subway for dinner and saved the second half for lunch the next day. Saturday morning, I checked out of the hotel and headed south on NC-107. Just before Lake Glenville, I turned right on Shoal Creek Road and parked just beyond the gated road, arriving around 830, with plenty of time to make it to the waterfall. This land is private property, but the landowner is kind enough to allow public access to view the beautiful ...
August 18th – day 106
There were a few museums and things in
and near Greensboro we could have visited but when I said the word
Museum, everyone under 16 groaned. I think they have been in plenty
of museums the last few weeks and are temporarily museumed out. So we
drove onto to Marion NC. This one did have very small signs which
said No Overnight camping so we weren't sure if we would get moved on
or not. ...
... strong as I used to be :-( overall though it is a joy and is a game to me as I try to avoid rocks and trees while also attempting to hit the best waves. When I wasn't guiding and riding as a participant I got to goof off like standing up in the raft was we went through rapids in attempts not to fall, which I did not accomplish. I also boat hopped into another guides boat just to surprise them and make the slow parts of the river ...
... the woods to read, perched on a chilly rock over a dry streambed. Shortly thereafter, one of the Brits tramped up. “Sorry, lost the trail,” he said. A few minutes later, his buddy came by. “Whoops, sorry.” Then Mai Tai’s husband came through, looking for dry wood to build a fire. There’s just no privacy at a campsite!
When I returned to the shelter, Mai Tai and hubby were off setting up their tent. You are required to stay in shelters on the ...