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North America » United States » Tennessee » Crossville May 24th 2017

Montgomery Bell State Park, Burns, Tennessee We took advantage of the dry spell as best we could, to get things cleaned up for travel, hitch up and get on the road. Our outside gear is sopping wet so we stowed what we could in the bathtub and piled the rest on the cabin floor on towels. Just as we were starting to hitch up it started sprinkling again, so we finished the job in off-and-on rain. Decided to head back up the park road and into Pigeon Forge. We saw billboards for Dollyland, but it was off a ways to the right. What was amazing was the town itself. Neither Joan nor I have seen anything quite like it. Similar to Gatlinburg, it is lined with tourists shops, miniature golf courses, theaters, and massive carnival like ... read more

North America » United States » Tennessee » Crossville November 22nd 2011

Today, the rain was still falling, for the third day straight. That mattered less than it would have earlier, because I only want to see the pavement on the way home. I’ve seen the hills of Tennessee before, when they were covered in beautiful green trees. Now they are bare, and brown. Today was a long soggy grind of a drive. On this Interstate, I had to deal with the big negative of driving away from Memphis. I had to deal with it before, or course, but then I was on a voyage of discovery (see ). Now, it’s just one more thing to deal with. Memphis has the remarkable property of being within a two day drive of all but five major cities in the United States (the exceptions? Spokane, Seattle, Portland, Anchorage, and Honolulu). ... read more
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