Our last day in Stone Mountain began with a fine plan that was soon altered when we discovered there was to be a throng at the park protesting the carving on the mountain. We had originally planned supper, but to insure we had plenty of time before the evening’s festivities, we decided to do lunch at the Metro Café Diner (seems like saying the Metro Restaurant Restaurant to me) – I got a shot of our group and just had to take one of Bev’s Gyro Platter as it was a huge plate of food and the gyro was delicious.
Since they served breakfast all day, I had fried catfish with home fries and fried eggs (on top of course) and it was very good, especially the fish.
So following lunch and after seeing how much the campground had filled, we decided we should go pretty early to the Laser Show Spectacular only to find that it had been cancelled due to fear that the protesting folks might pose a danger – so here are a couple of shots from the web of what we would have seen.
The bad part is that this is the only park activity we had planned to do – oh well, maybe another time. Later, we saw the evening news coverage of the protests and the counter protest and there seemed to be quite a bit of activity with a couple of injuries and several arrests. There were police in riot gear but thankfully in the campground, we were oblivious to it all.
Since all of the park events were closed that evening, we sat around the fire and visited, which was probably just as good as the show. At evenings end, I walked up a small hill to our RV and when we arrived, I said to Bev, you know what, I just walked up here knee pain free - it was a great feeling to have after so many years of painful walking.
This ends our double rally with the Tennessee Travelers and a big thank you to our Rally Masters for a fine job – we all had a good time and always enjoy spending time with these folks.
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Have a great day and thanks for stopping by Almost Heaven South.
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