Twin Pine Camps at New England Outdoor Center
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... we needed to be haha! Don't tell Brendan that, though :P There wasn't enough room in the car for one trip, so I had to wait with three ladies, and be interrogated, until the guy drove the others to the bridge point. The kindness of strangers, eh?!
As the bridge was out, off came the socks and shoes and we waded across to the other side. The water was cold, but refreshing in the heat.. plus, it was fun.
Brilliant day! Let's hope there is more of the same to come ...
So, our first overnight destination is a small town called Millinocket. We're staying at the Baxter Park Inn for two nights, and when we first pull into the parking lot, it doesn't look like there is much in the town at all. We did discover though, when going to dinner, that we're just staying at the edge of town. Over the hill, believe it or not, is a McDonald's! We didn't see the Starbucks, but ...
After leaving Middlebury Vermont, we arrived in Bethel Maine. Bethel is another old village dating back to the 1700's. The campground we stayed at was owned and operated by a charming couple our age. Rob and I rented kayaks and had a great trip down the Sunday River. It was the two of us and beautiful weather. A relaxing time and perfect day! We met up with Ben and Maureen ...
... I began receiving concerned texts about what kind of wife I must be for putting him in deliberate danger. :-/ I tried to remain positive: We're ready! We can do this! It won't be so bad! People do this everyday, why can't we?
Our wonderful landlord delivered us a Keurig on Friday so, come 4 am on Saturday morning, we made coffees, lunches, packed up rain gear, flashlights, waters and snacks, tied up our hiking boots and were out the door at 5 am. The drive ...
... to get up, changed, pack up the tents...all before breakfast! This was a particular challenge because, as the mountain is in Baxter State Park the rangers had put in place a number if restrictions, such as we couldn't pitch tents on grass (which might damage the ecosystem), so we had a hard gravel floor (no carry mats...we forgot those :-p). We then loaded up the van from our humble but homely camp site (complete ...