Posts Tagged ‘rain’

Day 5: Missouri, Meramec River Adventure

Day 5: Missouri, Meramec River Adventure

Last night, just as we were starting to make our fire, we heard thunder and saw flashes of lightening in the distance. Our peaceful refuge among the deer risked becoming something of a swamp if it came down heavy! It was a race against time to get the hot dogs cooked (and eaten) before the [...]


Day 1: Ohio transitions…

Day 1: Ohio transitions...

Seeing the “Welcome to Ohio,” sign was a relief. It had taken a whole day of driving just to cross Pennsylvania, and it seemed like we were now back “on schedule,” more or less, to arrive at our campsite by 5 or 6 P.M. Just one problem. Grey skies and steady rain. It was really [...]


Day 1: Pennsylvania is a big state…

Day 1: Pennsylvania is a big state...

It wasn’t quite 9am when we crossed the Delaware Gap into Pennsylvania. So far, so good!
We could already feel like we were “someplace else”, as the landscape had changed from the built-up congestion that surrounds the New York metro area on all sides, to a more picturesque countryside.
There were mountains — the Appalachians — the [...]


Time to think about a new tent…

We should probably start talking about what kind of tent or tents we should bring.
After outlining our basic itinerary, it looks like we will be camping out for about 21-28 days, more or less, depending on if we choose motels or campgrounds along some parts of the route. And the camping will vary from well-equipped [...]