Back in the Hills
Trip Start Dec 31, 2012
94Trip End May 04, 2013
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Where I stayed
Lost Maples State Natural Area
We took a walk along the Maples Trail. This area is unique in that it is covered with maples that apparently survived the Ice Age. The trees here include Lacey's Oaks, Chinquapin Oaks, Florida Basswood, American Sycamore, Green Ash, Black Willow, Sugar Hackberry and Pecan. One species looks a lot like the Juniper, but smells like Cedar.
We were on the Sabinal River which flows slowly and very clear. It's inhabited by large mouth bass and Maple Bass, a local variety
We did the Maple Trail and returned by way of the East Trail. Then we went a short ways on another section on the East to the Bird Blind and spent a few minutes watching the birdies. I got a few interesting shots there. Then back to camp we went.
The campground has only thirty sites. When we arrived, only about five or six were occupied, but as the day wore on, I'd guess that it's now about half full. There's a mixture of tenters, Class As and other smaller RVs. It was in the eighties today, so I spent a short while renewing my tan, which keeps my skin happy and itch free.
After dinner, we're just hangin' out and doing what each of us likes to do best.
Oh, I should mention that there's no cellphone coverage here, nor is there data. But, there is a decent internet signal.
Later, I'll post today's photos at www.flickr.com/photos/ralphieboyo later this evening. Check them out and leave a comment...if you dare, or care.