Chattanooga Family Trip

We piled everyone into the minivan and drove 2 hours to Chattanooga for a family getaway. The first thing we saw was Ruby Falls, a 145 foot high waterfall that is 1120 feet underground in a cavern. A very strange thing to see since we are use to seeing waterfalls in Hawaii under blue skies. To get there, we had to walk through a corridor through the mountain. Poor Nilesh had to hunch down the entire time. Unfortunately, someone decided the falls were not beautiful enough naturally and decided to light it up in a rainbow of changing colors synchronized[…]

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Tellus Museum was a blast. And yeah, the kids liked it, too.

It took us an hour to get there, and it’s in the middle of nowhere, but the Tellus Museum in Cartersville, GA was a lot of fun. The first thing you see is a mammoth dump truck in the parking lot. It’s so huge they had to get it there in three parts. Why do they change the name of animals that no longer exist? I grew up with Brontosaurus being the largest dinosaur, but now it’s Apatasaurus. Wait they’re the same thing! And then there’s the Honu the size of an Escalade. And don’t forget the armadillo the size[…]

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Stone Mountain Adventure

We climbed the largest granite formation in the world. It’s just outside of Atlanta, GA. Avinash charges the mountain. Slow and steady. Sometimes racing… Sometimes jumping… Rewarded by a picnic at the top. We met some really “cool” friends. Do you need a hand coming down? Posted from Stone Mountain, Georgia, United States.

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