Brass Door Motel
Travel Blogs from Gassville
**Sleep System & Shelter**
-Tent- Go-lite Imogene 2 w/ footprint - 38oz
-Sleeping Pad- Thermarest Prolite 3 - 16oz
-Sleeping Bag- Montbell Spridal Down 0* - 59oz
-Bag Liner- Sea to Summit Silk Liner - 4oz
Total - 7lb 5oz
**Clothing and Rain Gear**
-Rain Gear- Sea to Summit Ultrasil Poncho - 14oz
-Gloves and Cap- Sirius Gloves, Chaos Beanie - 5 oz
... We settled on a site and set up our camp. After camp was set up we headed into the town of Forrest City for dinner. We had dinner at a Mexican restaurant called Don Jose. After dinner we went back to camp to settle in for the night. On the way to the tent we saw the longest worm (it was seriously like a foot long). It ended up not being the most eventful day, but we covered a good bit of distance and saw a good chunk of the ...
Bob & Marcia took us on a tour of Mountain Home and we ended up at Bull Shoals Dam - a dam on the White River built by the Army Corps of Engineers in 1951. The purpose of the dam was to prevent flooding and generate electricity. Pretty impressive! We watched a short film about the dam and toured the Visitor's Center. Very interesting.
Guess what? They had a gift shop there too! Jens ...
... chastised for being noisy. The one thing I remember about my cousin Bob is that when he gave you a certain look, you knew to run as far and as fast as you could. We didn't stick around to feel the consequences of "the Bobby look." He and my brother Gary used to terrorize us girl cousins a bit but we knew they loved us. At least, I think so.
We listened to the Million Dollar Quartet cd on the drive to Mountain Home. What an ...
... couldn’t believe I was seeing him performing in a circus ring. He said it was a bit of a blur, but he had a fantastic time. I’m so glad the guys asked him to do this before we left. It’ll be a great send-off for us tomorrow.
Today included three shows and then a barbeque afterwards. We’re looking forward to hanging out with everyone one last time before the jump tomorrow. Because tomorrow we go our separate ways from the circus and head ...