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Travel Blogs from Maggie Valley
After DC we hired a car from Knoxville and headed to the Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. We stayed in a town called Gatlinburg and the only way I can describe it so that everyone understands.... It's like being at Disneyland without the rides but all the attractions and fast food restaurants that you could think of. It had so many mini golf places, Ripley's believe it or not attractions, cars from movies, old fashion ...
“Yes,” I admitted. “I heard that noise behind me and I just ran. If a bear ever charged me from behind, I’d be dead meat.”
“Well, I could be wrong about it being a bear,” he said. “You know how things get in the middle of the night, time gets kind of woo-woo-woo,” he waved his hands about his face to illustrate. “But, really, I think it was a bear.”
Kate, I still see you sitting across from ...
... shriek as he entered the water, entertainment for all. Sach's have an exclusive video of this if anyone wants to put in an order.
On the way back Chris and I checked out 'Food City' and collected another loyalty card for another grocery store that we'll probably never see again.
Due to the combined exhaustion from the past two days we decided to chill ...
... compete for Britain if Mini Golf ever makes it into the Olympics. Me and Les had a team talk later that night, about how we are going to have to raise our game. I think we need to take them on at our sports. I will be suggesting a day at the bowling alley tomorrow with drinking games.
The end of the night the Sach's kindly treated us to a delicious home/camp cooked dinner consisting of yummy pork loin, gnocchi and veggies.
... a tortilla chip in it and hottness ensued. I think Chris' mouth was on fire for about the next 3 hours. After coughing up spiciness for a few minutes the guy in the shop offered him a 'cure' - a spoonful of horseradish that was meant to counteract it....he tried it but thought that was pretty much a load of cr@p.
Then back to camp for our first night of 'really' roughing it (= no showers)