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... about 3 AM and I am at the hotel for the night.
It is time for me to try and go to bed now!
Thanks to everyone that has helped me go on this trip! It has been such a great month.
Also, thanks to everyone that has read my blog! I'm glad that I could share my experiences with you all. I can't wait to get home and to New Jersey so that I can see everyone!
See you all soon!
31 May 2014
Waking up the next morning in a log cabin deep in the Virginia forest on the slopes of the Old Rag Mountains which is part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, what a privilege to have a friend like Loretta.
It all started in the late 90's when we arrived with our sailboat in Port Kinsale Marina. It was a Sunday and there was a Grand Prix on, fanatic as I am about F1, I asked ...
... spirits :)! So glad she is feeling better. At Full Hardt Knob Shelter we found Indy half asleep. After eating lunch, gathering water out of a gutter collection well (photo below of the system.), and talking to Indy for a good bit - we all hiked on. Indy had left the shelter a little before us, and when we caught up to him he was catching crawfish to add to his dinner tonight! He is one awesome hiker! With about 1 mile left, before reaching the next shelter ...
... it's hard to count cause we flew over them.
I was struck by the American landscape. I'm familiar by now with the East Coast and Florida, and even a bit with the mid-west. But I saw the way the ancient waters shaped the land and how today I saw sand dunes in America! I know through texts that we have them, but it's one thing to read, and quite another to see.
And then I realized:
There's so much of my own country ...
... home on leave when his wife was dying (the officer subsequently quit and went home anyway), but on the other hand, he liked to play practical jokes on his wife, such as jumping out at her from behind the door brandishing his sword and scaring her half to death. He also traveled rather extensively in Europe and spent a lot of vacation time in New York. More cosmopolitan than one thinks of the average Confederate officer as being.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking