It had been a clear night, so I didn’t bother with the rainfly and was able to watch the stars through lightly shifting trees as I fell asleep. In fact I slept quite well…Until I was awoken at 4am by truck noise, since I-94 was only a mile away from the campground.
I had originally not given much thought to visiting National Parks, since the black & white part of my brain figured what would be the point if I couldn’t spend a week at every location, hiking every trail and seeing every sight? But thankfully my youngest sister, who has quite a bit of experience with…
It was a spectacularly gorgeous day to begin this trip. Cool & clear, windows-down driving weather. Of course first I had to get out of Philly and through morning rush hour traffic on 76—but nothing could get me down today! I was very quickly able to leave the Zone of East Coast Urban Traffic and…