Worth hiking up if you drop your back and go to the top.
Ahhh, our first state change! On the side of a hill in the middle of a forest. Some of that pudge is gone. The belly is flattening out…slowly.
Nickie asked a few posts ago what our greatest hardship has been so far. After thinking about it for awhile, mine has to be homesickness. It’s incredibly crazy, but I do get more homesick than I have in a long while. Even more than when I was at sea for two months between high school […]
We are in Cherokee, NC for the day. Since we left off here last week from Bryson City, I’ll catch you up since then. It hasn’t been that long…. We hitched a ride into Bryson City and couldn’t figure out how to get back other than hitching. Then I remembered I knew people who worked […]
Chilling around the fire… There’s a dog under that coat! Tough hound dog and his owner, a gal from Montana. They breezed from Blood Mountain to Blue Mtn for a 20 mile day. Phew…!! Breakfast! Oatmeal…mmmm! Sometimes having a quick breakfast is better. This is my last scheduled post until we get to Fontana. So, […]
Now, this makes it worthwhile. Nice to rest too… Hi. 🙂
Oh boy, was this place good to see. Burgers were cooking as we walked up. Oh, yum. Showers, laundry, relaxing for a long while. Sunning ourselves…. Leki (hiking pole) rep talking to people about their poles. Convinced Chris to put his baskets back on and to take the rubber tips off. Followed these people’s blog […]
This shelter was diiiirrrty! Ick, I can’t imagine sleeping in there. The only ones on the summit. Dude, it was cold. We had to hold onto everything while setting the tent up. Kept our bag in the shelter until we were ready to get in the tent. Coming up from the South…not too terribly bad. […]