The day was overcast and threatening rain as I pulled into a gravel parking lot. In front of me I saw a line of canons facing the waterfront. In the distance I could see Fort Sumter isolated in the water off the coastline.
When I travelled by train the three hours to visit the wood canoe builder, Bart Deseyn of FreeRanger Canoes, I was looking for a very different story than the one I found.
Today the American holiday of Halloween is celebrated. The dead rise from the ground and roam the earth for one night.
If you ever visit Amsterdam in October we would suggest watching this free event along the canals.
Now, all of my blog readers and inspiring writers, please don’t hate me as I am typing this blog in what most writers would consider the prime writing location and conditions. I have a room/office with an ocean view.
I was thinking, No problem, I ride a normal bike all the time.
Today we hiked the bird area close to the camping. This area has an observation deck where you can look at the birds that land to feed. There is a trail through the woods that skirts the birding area this 3km loop was a wonderful hike.