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... the rapids but from the cold water splashing us). The first rapids were Class 2 and Class 3. They were just the right amount of fun. Then we approached the Class 4 rapids. Mike and I both almost lost it.
In fact Mike had to overcompensate once and ended up in the bottom of the raft. But that was better than the bottom of the river. One of the guys on ...
... as it started we were back in the forest on our way to Gatlinburg. Now Gatlinburg is also definitely a tourist town. But it leans more toward shops. However, we
walked part of the drag tonight and I was creeped out by some horror shops, mazes, and another Ripleys. I loved all the restaurants to choose from though. Tonight we had pretzels and funnel cake. Hey! We are on ...
... to drive another way through the Smoky Mountains, to see the start of the Appalachian Trial. Here we walked along the same footpath as the Native American tribes when they were forced from their land, so we did a mile of it and made our way back. Driving out of the park, we then stopped at the small town of Cherokee, to visit the museum about the native tribes, and the Cherokee people. It was a nice museum, but a tad boring if I may say. Still it split up the long 5 hour ...
... in the area offered up her lake house and boat to us today, so after building we all went to her house and it was glorious. The water was refreshing (and dirty), we ate, I finished my book (Orphan Train, it's great), ate some food, chit chatted and went on a boat ride. Today is Redding's birthday, he's a rider in the group, and he's claiming it was his best birthday yet. And I'm going to have to agree with him, today was a pretty great day. We headed back to host around 6:30. ...
... A few of us played some dodgeball with the local kids, who were adorably intrigued by our weird bike outfits and the fact that we would be sleeping in the very same building they were currently playing in. Their interest kind of made me feel like a low-key celebrity. ;) After showers and a delicious meal provided by The Marysville Habitat, I played some ping pong and tried to watch the Karate Kid before we all sacked out about ten minutes in. Which was fine, because big build day ...
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