Twin Pine Camps at New England Outdoor Center
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A ton has happened since the last time I have updated here. I know it has been a while since I have posted anything. I have just been really focused on hiking and trying to enjoy every step of this journey.
After I left New York City I started hiking towards the Connecticut border. The rainy weather I had in New York subsided and I had beautiful weather for my hike through Connecticut and Massachusetts. In Massachusetts I climbed up Mt. Greylock, the first big climb ...
... 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 ...
... for a delicious lobster roll and several french fries. We even had enough dollar bills on us to purchase a bottle of water.
We arrived home a little after 4pm and while I sat in an ice bath to soothe my knees, Mark and I celebrated with a glass of wine. Around 6:45 we got a little hungry and treated ourselves to Buffalo Wild Wings and some Texas Hold'em on Buzztime (our new favorite Maine trivia app). Then, by 9 pm it was lights out. I hope I still have knees when I wake ...
... or phone for several days..
no matter, the wilderness is hauntingly beautiful
we’re entertained with nature.. birds are abundant..
luis even caught some brook trout..