Sunday, January 3, 2010

Pigeon Forge Vacation

In September we took a vacation to Pigeon Forge. It was great. We stayed on the strip at a Hampton Inn, but our room overlooked the river and it was quiet and relaxing out on the balcony. We watched the ducks and squirrels, and even a beaver one evening.
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We had a wonderful time at Dollywood and Wonderworks.
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We went to the aquarium in Gatlinburg. Walking through the tunnel underneath the water was amazing.

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Doesn’t this little guy look happy?

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We went to the Forbidden Caverns, under a mountain. It was quite interesting. The Indians originally used the cavern. In later years, moonshiners hid their stills there.
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Best of all was Cades Cove. It was like going back in time. Strangely, it felt like home to me. There were a lot of Lawsons in the cemetaries there. Wonder if they are any relatives of ours?
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I love bats. I had to resist the urge to reach up and pet them.

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