It seems like forever since I’ve been able to post. So now it’s catch-up time. Boy! Do we miss easy internet access.
We toured another cave just outside
Our tour was very “intimate” with only five people and the guide. There was one section that was down a flight of stairs and the other 3 chose not to go down. So our guide took us down and then snapped our picture while we were down there, near one of the formations.
Proof that we did indeed get into the caves of western
Then we were back on the road again. We stopped outside of
We arrived at Cross Creek RV Park on the north side of
We did a little sight-seeing and had several lunches out. We soon decided to spend only seven days there instead of the nine originally planned. We’d spend the extra days in St. Joe instead. Julian did some fishing and he caught several pan fish. In the end he didn’t keep them. But I DID see them and can attest to his skill on the lake here at the campground.
We gave Heidi a haircut one morning. We never look forward to doing that, but she looks great now that we can see her face again. She was way past due for her grooming.
We visited Ha Ha Tonka State Park. (I have no idea why it’s called that!) But it was a great way to spend the morning. The land was originally purchased by a rich guy from
One can easily see that it must have been a grand property in its day. And the views are fabulous as the house sits on the top of a bluff overlooking a part of the
After seeing the castle, we drove to the natural bridge, which was formed by sink holes on either side of it. From there, we drove to the opposite side of that part of the lake. This is a shot looking back up at the castle ruins.
It was a beautiful park and a great way to spend the morning.
From Lake of the Ozarks, we drove 225 miles to