Tuesday, July 05, 2005

4th of July Weekend Photos!

So we went camping for the 4th of July weekend. We stayed at "Green Brier Island" Campground in the Smokey Mountains. It was only about 2 miles from Gatlinburg and while it had good access to the river and to Gatlinburg the facility itself was heavily lacking. I would not suggest going to this campground if you're planning a trip, the sites are too small, the bath house was nasty, and they nickel and dime you for everything.

Besides the campground itself being less then good it was a great trip we went tubing down the river (and have black and blue butts from all the rocks), we spent a few hours in Gatlinburg showing all the Cali' people what a real tourist spot looks like (;-) and we ate *way* too much (VERY) good greasy camp food. (Thanks to Tom our Campsite cook!)

We took Luna as well; she did really good but was a little overwhelmed by the car ride, living in a tent, and being tied up all or on a lead all day. :) Needless to say she's a little spoiled when it comes to being comfortable. (See the photo of her in the green chair) It was good for her to get a little dirty and she even walked in the shallows of the river for a little while. (OK, I pulled her into the shallows and she stood there with an “OMG THIS WATER IS COLD!” look on her face…)

Anyway, check out the photos here: LINK
PS: Please let me know if anyone has any problems accessing the link above it’s my first attempt at using flickr.com and I’m a bit rushed.

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