House Shelter, Tennessee - 381
miles down and 1,787 miles to go
we started hiking together, the Vikings really took time out
to enjoy the scenery. We would spend hours at natural
wonders like this.
seem dirty when I'm clean, but when I'm hiking, they just seem
serene. They didn't get skitish about us the way a cow
would if I approached it now. I'm assuming it's the difference
is Apple House Shelter. The Brits (Greylag and Optimist) are
seated in the entrance having a proper boiled egg out of their
boiled egg holders. Tall Grass Prarie looks on. Soon
we would begin an epic game of ducttapeball.
is when we found out Jones was only four feet tall.
love this photo of the trail. The southern mix of conifers
and rhododendron had a special feel to it that vanished as we moved
north. With spring came a multitude of competing broadleaf
trees with their individual smells, and the rhododendrons began
to disappear, to be replaced by birch in the north.