MST - Day 60 – 4-23-11 – Cape Hatteras Motel to ORV 27 – 14.3 Miles
An upcoming challenge was hiking through Pea Island National Wildlife Refuge, a long stretch with few access points. Danny and I drove along Highway 12 trying to get a feel for this section. How difficult would it be to get off the beach if there is lightning? Are there any landmarks to see? How will we know our progress? Scot's book covers this 12-mile section in about 6 lines, meaning "there ain't much to tell ya."
Over dinner Danny talked about an upcoming first-time camping trip with her granddaughter and asked me how to make ‘smores, something she had never done that I’ve done dozens of times with my kids and with Girl Scouts. What an interesting conversation, trying to describe that process step by step. First you take a graham cracker…
On vacations: We hit the sunny beaches where we occupy ourselves keeping the sun off our skin, the saltwater off our bodies, and the sand out of our belongings. ~Erma Bombeck