River Cove Cabins
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... I guess we were pretty busy or lazy because we forgot to take any pictures! We met a fellow camper who had just begun full timing, but had camped for many years in a fifth wheel. He had a lot of good advise passing along what he'd learned over the years. Thanks ...
... and brought home as a souvenir for his grandfather!).
Back at the cabin, we discovered the internet was still down. The cabin uses satellite so the rain completely disrupted the signal. We didn't have cell signal either so we had no way of checking the weather radar OR calling the boat rental company (where we had made reservations). We sat around for an hour or so ...
... flow so nicely through the river. There were many small cascades and a
lot of healthy moss along the way. After a mile we reached the falls. Amicalola
was over 700 feet tall and very impressive to see. The falls did not crash
straight down 700 feet, they stretched through sections of rock, splashing and
pouring down as multiple cascades. Now
the fun part: 600 steps to the top! After a quick debate, we were all in. A few
breaks to catch our breath, we made it to the ...
... moved over there and found rocks lining the sides where we could climb to reach the shallow sides of the lake.
Sitting on the rocks, the water looked tempting. We had seen someone swimming earlier. Then Thao spotted a rope swing across the lake and convinced me to swim across with her. We were in t-shirts and shorts...but decided to brave it anyway. The water turned out to ...
... to the top of the creek where we would start our tubing adventure. The first set of rapids were pretty rough and a couple of us fell out (Phan and myself). We quickly discovered it was better not to tether the little ones to the adults as that affected balance and made everyone more likely to get stuck or fall off. We all got stuck frequently but some wiggling usually got us moving again. In future, we ...