TripAdvisor Reviews Cliffside Inn Harpers Ferry
Travel Blogs from Harpers Ferry
... Appalachian Trail Conservancy saying I did it, and I won't feel like I cheated. It was still plenty of work to paddle that far, and even if I technically won't have hiked the entire trail when I finish, I still will have gone from Georgia to Maine under my own power and walked more than 2,000 miles. That's good enough for me, and it doesn't matter if it's not good enough for someone else. It was good to get off the trail for a few days but still be making progress on the overall ...
Civil War with the establishment of Storer College. The college hosted the first
meeting in the U.S. of the Niagara Movement, an early civil rights organization
that developed into the NAACP. Storer College no longer exists but the buildings
that housed it now function as NPS offices but can be toured. So altogether
these make for a huge amount of history for such a small town in a very scenic
... my stick in half! As we hiked on, there was a big knife 2 foot knife sitting by a bridge.. ..so I picked it up and carried it out, will make a good gift for the kids. Made it to the campsite before Bears Den Hostel, nice campsite, and close to the water! Friday, June 13 2014 Woke up to hundreds of ants all over the ground......glad they were outside and not in the tent :) Great day of wet feet hiking....all damned day. We met a family hiking out for 4 days. Also met ...
... to be mainly white poorer families living here eking out a living through tourism. The suffering of AA's in this area makes you want to cry as many freed blacks were enslaved when the CSA army took over.
I'm also missing some company as it would be nice to turn to someone and say 'what do you think of that, or how do you feel about that/
The views of the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers are brilliant and unspoiled.
... cobbles and wondering who is awake to play with. I do know that the program and the friendships I made there were really good for me, in so many ways. More ways than the OxTrad crew probably know. Just from being there and interacting with them, I was able to come to a lot of decisions about what I want for myself and my future. Time to let go of the past - it was great, but it is gone. But there is still so much life to be had, stories to tell ...