Thursday, July 13, 2017

Mark Twain Lake - Camping Excursion - Day 1

Well, we got back home last Tuesday and headed out again on Friday to Missouri this time to go camping with my SIL's family and the in-laws at Mark Twain Lake.  It was hot, I'm not going to lie and I spent a fair amount of time feeling like the floor of a locker room but it was fun just the same.  Autumn is my favorite time to get out and about on the trails (less bugs and humidity) but things just aren't as green then...  Obviously... Truthfully though, I needed a bit of a break to enjoy nature and silence.

We split ourselves between two of these cabins and each cabin had a little path that went down to connect with a larger trail but also continued further down to the rocky shoreline.

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Here are a few photos of the initial view.

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I, of course, brought a bit of knitting with me :)

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It was a bit of a drive to get there so it wasn't long before dinner the campfire was put to use and everyone amused themselves in their own way. M brought along his guitar and both of my kiddos were excited to give it a go. I am now starting to budget for a guitar for them so if you have any input for me in that department I would welcome it!

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The first night we were there I was able to catch a beautiful sunset, and little miss and H were able to explore the area and find rocks and all sorts of other little things.

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Little man found some cool rocks around the area as well and of course there were smores!

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I might leave this post here and start with the caves on the next one :)

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