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... but the magic show was cancelled, bummer). Tricia and I entertained Jim with a synchronized kayaking display - it was quite a lovely thing! Had dinner in the cabin and I slept on the pull out couch - very comfy!
Sunday morning Jim drove to a place to dig crystals on his way to Austin, and Tricia and I drove to Devil's Den State Park in West Fork, AR to find more adventure!
I guess the best place to start is at the beginning. I am from the small town of Hardy, Arkansas, and although you haven't heard of it, it is one of the most beautiful places in the world: forests, lakes, rivers, wildlife; everything a nature lover could want. I lived the better part of my first 19 years in Hardy and for that I will forever be grateful. I don't get back much nowadays, but it is always close to ...
The other night we pulled into a quaint historic town called Hardy, Arkansas and we were directed to the local campground run by the volunteer fire dept.. There was one other RV in the small campground that sat beside a scenic river. Sure we did cross over railroad tracks but the little station beside them was really cool (see photo)
... if he just needed someone to do the chopping through the woods. Kinda funny he had the little hand saw laying in the bed of the 4-wheeler. I think I got took by a nephew again.
We spent the rest of the day at the cabin talking and went in and out of the woods a few times before heading home. Sitting around the camp fire and enjoying the day outdoors was a lot of fun.
I went home tired and worn out ... but I'm glad the nephew was well rested.
Day 28 Branson Missouri to West Plains Missouri 102.5 miles 7,300 ft cimbing
So day 1 of our new regime - we're on a 5 day countdown to Nashville. It's bitterly cold but we soon warm up as we tackle the rollers. Up, down. Up ...
Other places to stay in Thayer
Hwy 63 S at the Missouri-Arkansas state line, Thayer | Motelfrom $75