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Travel Blogs from Southwest Harbor
I was mocking the Americans about yesterday being the end of summer and today being the 1st of autumn (fall i should say). Well I mock no more. After our alarm didn't go off and we were positively flying around we made it just in time for our group photo at 8 am. Once outside the briskness of the morning hit us. It was bloody freezing. The lazy wind was going straight through us. The ...
... their hanging baskets for summer but as today is their last day of summer and tomorrow is the 1st of autumn most doorways and front steps are decorated with pumpkins. Shops are full of scary Halloween stuff and even clothes shops are decorated in oranges and browns.
The housing is amazing. 99% are large and wooden with the majority painted white. They are so tidy.
Our lunch stop ...
... put iron rung type handles into the cliff to help you over ledges and at one point, there is a brilliant wooden step bridge. I led and James sure footedly followed every step, Robert followed on and Phil at the back. We really do have two little rock monkeys or mountain goats. At no point were we or they worried, they took it steadily and surely and were brilliant. Robert had a wee wobble about 100 metres from the top as ...
... bit touristy, but in actual fact, it is a lovely town with lots of nice shops, yes selling the obligatory t-shirts and souvenirs, but not tacky at all. We found the NPS Park ranger office and got our Acadia pass and a hiking map and some other useful info. Acadia is an unusual National Park compared to others we have visited in that, it should probably cover the whole island, but can't because of houses and towns already established, so most of ...
... full bloom of New England fall foliage.
How was Acadia park, beautiful, breath-taking and fantastically green and varied but that all does it a disservice. The views from Cadillac Mountain were spectacular on the clear day we had. You could look out over the islands dotting the Atlantic in the area of Bar Harbor, the deep blues of the ocean contrasting with the greens of the Islands. I was inspired ...
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