Valley View Lodge
Travel Blogs from Townsend
... Memphis TN. This is a short leg, only about 5 hours in transit before the next anchorage. Tonight the plan is to go to the Grand Ole Opry and see Crystal Gayle and some other country folks. I'm a bit concerned ...
... They also give you hats and write what ever they like on them. One lady had a hat on that said 'I use to be a man'. Our hats weren't as funny and insulting as others.There was also an Asian guy in the restaurant , the second another Asian guy came in he yelled across the restaurant 'Yo Asia your long lost brother is over here'. In all it was funny but you have to be able to take a joke, you have all been warned.
... released it back onto the platform, next to Julie, so it could continue it’s nightly rounds by her head!
In the morning, I discovered Julie’s night had been about as restful as my own. “That damned Chinese water chestnut torture kept me up all night!” she complained. “And a mouse kept skittering past my hair. You’d think it would realize that nothing to eat had been there the last ten times it came around, so maybe it should look somewhere ...
... take a fake shower near the top.
This one was still a little of a climb but much less torturous. There were tons of people at the top waiting for their Kodak moment behind the falls so we joined the queue. Got our romantic snaps and Chris got a quick head cool off.
Then we descended a steep bit near the river/falls and dipped our bods. Chris made a ...
Bear Spray "Check"
My Massive knife "Check"
Rain jackets "Check"
Expensive Hiking shoes "Check"
Marc and Louise went with:
Massive Camera "Check"
No water, No Snacks, No protection from the elements. These two clown's looked like they were going for a stroll along the beach rather than a hike. O well i thought when they start to suffer we can always ...