Saturday, December 15, 2018

Noccalula Falls part 2

Hey friends!
It has been so long since I have blogged on here, but I have been away at college.
I have missed blogging, but the break was nice.
I returned home just before Thanksgiving. Today, I'd thought I would share with you the rest of the pictures from our trip to Tennessee.
We saw these old gas pumps at a station 
while we were traveling on the Lookout Mountain Parkway.

Georgia has some really beautiful rolling hills...

In Georgia, we stopped at the Lookout Mountain Hang Gliding place
 to take some pictures. The sun was just starting to set, and the scenery was beautiful.

On Sunday (Aug. 26th) we found a church in Tennessee to attend, then picked 
up my dad from the airport. In the afternoon, we visited Ruby Falls. Ruby Falls is
an underground waterfall. It was really neat! The group took an elevator underground, 
and a tour guide led us through the cave. 

We saw alot of stalagmites. Some were still being formed.

Ruby Falls was amazing!  If you ever have a chance to visit,
I highly recommend it.

After the tour, we climbed the lookout tower. The view was so pretty!
From there we traveled on to Murfreesboro and thus ended our exciting travels. :) 

I would love to know how you have been, friend! 

Are you excited for Christmas? Are you enjoying snow where you live?  

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Noccalula Falls

Hey friends!

Friday, August 24th, Mommy and we girls said farewell to Sarah at Pensacola Christian College and stayed the night in Birmingham, Alabama. The next day, we were driving toward Tennessee and spied a sign for a Veteran's Memorial Park. It was a neat stop.

 Outside there were probably 25-35 pillars. Each one had something different engraved in them from the wars...letters, pictures and quotes are just a few of the ones I saw.


Inside the memorial building, every wall was filed with names from wars......Vietnam, both World Wars, Korean, etc. There were a few quotes by the presidents engraved as well. 
From there we traveled to Gadsden, Alabama, where we spent a large portion of the day walking around Noccalula Falls Park. 

First, we hopped on a little train that stopped at the petting zoo, lion habitat, and pioneer village. 


 About 45 minutes later, we were hiking to the Noccalula waterfall.

It was beautiful. One could actually walk behind the 90 foot waterfall.

Here's a covered bridge near the villages.

This pleasant sight was near the place where one could stand and look down on the waterfall.
After leaving Gadsden, we continued driving toward Tennessee on the Lookout Mountain Parkway. It spans across 3 states: Alabama, Georgia and Tennessee. The drive was just wonderful. So many beautiful houses set in the mountains, miles and miles of rolling hills, and old little towns are some of the unique sights we saw. 
And that concludes our adventures for the day....I will try to post part two soon, but I am now at college so we'll see how it goes. :)

Praying for you!