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Old 08-30-2016, 07:39 PM   #1
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So we went to Bill Monroes Music Park and Campground this weekend for the brews, blues and bbq festival and couldn't get there until Friday evening because of work. We pulled in to the campground in the pouring rain and were told our site was number 16 which I knew. The campground has gravel one lane so called roads to the campsites and the sites themselves are grass with gravel underneath I think. But my site was taken by a 45 foot motorhome and this left me to turn around, a 3 point turn in wet grass to get back to the office. She then told me to try site 132 which led me through a maze of gravel roads looking more like rivers than roads, filled with golfcarts full of less than sober people blocking my way to the 2nd site that was taken by golfcarts, cars and other stuff. Now having to navigate back through the muddy mess of roads back to the front missing trucks and cars by literally inches I was told I could park in the owners front yard which was also grass. I had to back in to the yard with the truck in 4 wheel drive and finally got parked thank God with no damage or dead bodies left in my wake. All my fears of tight spots realized I am thankful we got parked and the weekend was great.
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Old 08-30-2016, 07:59 PM   #2
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Good grief! You deserve a medal! I am fearful of that happening to me one day.
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Old 08-30-2016, 08:01 PM   #3
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Wow, always a challenge when the office messes up the site number
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I got lost trying to find my site a campground recently - Ended up in a tent only section! Wasn't fun...
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Old 08-30-2016, 08:11 PM   #5
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Well I knew it would be a challenge with all the people who come in for the blues concerts that aren't camping and the pouring rain made it a lot worse as I couldn't hardly see either lol
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Old 08-30-2016, 08:21 PM   #6
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Well I knew it would be a challenge with all the people who come in for the blues concerts that aren't camping and the pouring rain made it a lot worse as I couldn't hardly see either lol
That's right about where my DW starts throwing out smart comments driving the already high pressure situation through the roof...
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Old 08-30-2016, 08:25 PM   #7
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I did that last year, made a wrong turn at a provincial park with my 34' trailer, barely made it out without losing the roof.

I always check the park map now!

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My wife was very supportive and calm through the whole thing and even offered to get out in the pouring rain and try to get the drunk golf cart drivers to move so I could drive forward lol..... on a brighter note the guy across from where we finally parked came out and gave me a few jello shots to help me calm down
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My wife was very supportive and calm through the whole thing and even offered to get out in the pouring rain and try to get the drunk golf cart drivers to move so I could drive forward lol..... on a brighter note the guy across from where we finally parked came out and gave me a few jello shots to help me calm down
Everyone needs neighbors like that! Glad it all worked out for you...
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Old 08-30-2016, 09:12 PM   #10
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That's right about where my DW starts throwing out smart ass comments driving the already high pressure situation through the roof...
HUH! And I thought my wife was the only one that does that......

Silly me!
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