Big Bear Lodge and Resort
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... Memphis TN. This is a short leg, only about 5 hours in transit before the next anchorage. Tonight the plan is to go to the Grand Ole Opry and see Crystal Gayle and some other country folks. I'm a bit concerned ...
... all sorts of goodies. It was a kinda weird place.
The weirdest experience was a restaurant called 'Dick's Last Resort'. These restaurants are everywhere now that we are aware of them. We walked in to the restaurant and the guy was like 'Welcome to Dick's! Have you been before?' We were like 'No', he then said 'You have heard of us before right?', our response 'Nope'. 'His response 'So you've just ...
... final resting place is a crime against language. Our heads pointed downhill, and I spent the night alternately dreaming of falling and fending off Julie as gravity pulled her onto my side of the tent. I tell you, I didn’t need Julie’s body heat pressing all up on me because the tent was, once again, a steam bath. I thought mountains would be cooler at night!
Maybe Benadryl wasn’t such a bad idea after all. Too bad I didn’t bring any.
Oh, and ...
... take a fake shower near the top.
This one was still a little of a climb but much less torturous. There were tons of people at the top waiting for their Kodak moment behind the falls so we joined the queue. Got our romantic snaps and Chris got a quick head cool off.
Then we descended a steep bit near the river/falls and dipped our bods. Chris made a ...
... and head back.
How wrong was I. This was by far the hardest hike me and Leslie had ever done. I think it might have been the hardest thing i have ever done. The 4 miles to the falls was just one long uphill climb, we were at 3000 feet so the air was thin and seemed to be in short supply. Two miles in me and Les looked like we had been caught in a rain storm (Two sweaty cats). All the while M and L appeared to be skipping along without ...
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