JOURNEY JOTTERS

bitten by the travel bug

Sunday morning, we decided to spend at Garvan Woodland Gardens on the shores of Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs. An expansive spread of 210 acres, owned by the Fay Jones school of architecture and design belonging to the University of Arkansas, these gardens are a great delight. They formed the nature portion of our trip …

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I spent a whole post on the bathhouse experience that I have to write a separate one to cover the rest of our day in Hot Springs! We breezed through the whole Buckstaff baths experience in under 2 hours, and felt so relaxed and limber leaving that I was tempted to return to the hotel …

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One of the unique activities in Hot Springs is to experience a traditional bathing ritual, as was prescribed for the healing of various ailments, in the not too distant past. The waters from the hot springs surrounding the city provide about 700,000 gallons of water a day for use in the public drinking fountains and …

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