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The Okefenokee Swamp National Wildlife Refuge
So now we know that not all swamps are alike.This is very different to what we saw in Louisiana. In addition to gators, turtles and egrets, we saw owls, snakes and a raccoon. Lots of lily pads that are ...
... are black and brown roosters had feathers attached to their feet. They were more like plumes and gave them the look of having four legs. Interesting...
We'll be heading west in the morning to Seminole State Park, which is still in Georgia. It looks to be more out in the wilds from checking it out on the map. Phone and data service has been excellent at most places and we both enjoy that. Lynn is quite the "Tableteer" these days. Thanks for stopping ...
... stores for all the big names.
Anyway, it was time for us to leave Florida and head off to Georgia to see alligators and perhaps beavers if Marie-Claire was right about where she saw them. I'm determined to see a beaver before I leave this country but my track record is not good. I didn't see a baboon in S Africa at Cape Point even though there were signs everywhere not to feed them. I didn't see a badger in England and we ...
... and other parts that I will never forget. I am so looking forward to finishing up and going home.
Lots of familiar sights today. Things that just screamed "You're getting closer!". I passed Kroger stores and Interstate 75. Stopped for lunch with less than 100 miles to go. Saw signs for I 95. The landscape is pretty much dead flat at this point. Most days, I have stopped and taken pics of anything ...
... this spot. We also checked on the hardwoods we had planted in the food plots. Some of the food plots were so wet we'd sink 4 or 5 inches in the mud! I'm glad we bought me a pair of LL Bean rubber bottom boots. The hunt club had plowed all the food plots before the heavy rain on Tuesday.
I'm including pictures of the 3 kinds of pine trees we have with their spring growth, "candles". See if you can tell the ...
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