Travel Blogs from Absecon
Leg 18--1 Day--118 Miles
Miles to Date--6237
Fuel Stop--BP, Paramus, NJ. 100.29 gallons @ $3.799
Google Map Included--A to B 118 miles, 2 nights at Sea Pirate RV Park, West Creek, NJ
Mon Sept 16--Headed south down ...
I got up and jumped on an easy 90 minute train to Atlantic City. It took me a while to remember the last train I caught. I thought it was the overnighter in Vietnam for a while but it's actually the one I took from Sydney to the Blue Mountains. Not that it matters, train technology hasn't moved on in the last few months. As I mentioned yesterday Atlantic City first came to my attention in the song, but it is also the setting for the prohibition era Broadwalk Empire series and ...
Atlantic City with Susy and family. Left early and drive 2 hours. Had lunch at a burger place while the family had Panda Express. Lay by the beach for a while. Had a quick swim. Played kick the ball with the kids. Walked along the boardwalk. Had funnel cake. Waaay too sugary! Had pizza slice and chicken parma with pasta and salad and baked potatoes. Drove back around 8. Had ice cream sandwich on the way ...
... on being the leader, but we eventually talked him into settling with the "middle" spot, which of course is the most important. ;)
The trail was well marked and there were signs along the way in key areas letting us know of various other routes that we could take (like the 28 mile Batona trail which we would like to do eventually). We saw various types of trees, which ...
... a day pack for our excursions.
Field Test - Awaiting results
There may be other items that I'll add to the list as we prepare for the trip, but these are the main ones I'm interested in testing as we'll use them most often. This is the first time I've prepared a list like this for my personal use, and I'm excited to see if it actually provides any insight into what makes for a comfortable and rewarding camping trip.