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Old 12-11-2009, 08:09 AM   #1
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First Camping Trip - Success!!

After acquiring our new/old Airstream in November, we got to take her out over SEC Championship weekend outside of Atlanta at Stone Mountain Park. This was close to "stuff" should we encounter any issues. Nighttime lows Saturday evening were going to be around 25 F so we were definitely going to put Melody through her paces. The prior owner, Chris, and his daughter came out Saturday morning to make sure we survived Friday night and answered a bunch of questions for us newbs. First even non tent camp and we did it in style with an Airstream! wOOt!!

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Old 12-11-2009, 08:14 AM   #2
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Congrats on a successful maiden voyage. The pictures look great.

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Old 12-11-2009, 08:24 AM   #3
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Great to hear that things went well. Hope you're getting your 2010 camping schedule planning taken care of.

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Old 12-11-2009, 08:26 AM   #4
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Wow what a beautiful campsite you had!
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:37 PM   #5
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Melody looks perfectly content......glad it went well.....

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:43 PM   #6
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What a perfect first experience.. and it even gets better!


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Old 04-04-2010, 08:26 PM   #8
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Beautiful AS and campsite. Love all the bikes.
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Old 04-04-2010, 09:01 PM   #9
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25 degrees - and above zero in December!
Love your campsite - and open water!

Have you been out and about again?

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