Can you read the notice?
Yes we did the Appalachian Trail today, admittedly
only one out of the 2178 miles that go from here down to Georgia, crossing
13 states, but we have an ocean to cross as
We were near a ski area on the White
Mountain, 50 miles north of Royal River. The car park was full, but they
were all up the hill on the spring snow, so there were few other
We got on to snow, but there were only
little patches low down.
These were beaver dams, piles of sticks
across the rivers, one full but the other letting water through.
We saw a muskrat (perhaps - it looked like a beaver without a tail) but no
Coming back to the car park a steel band had
They were really good and
Lorna then noticed a bridge that was not
rusting: A Maine roofed bridge, although this one was just across the
state line in New Hampshire.
You drive along thinking half the roads are
decrepit as well, until you remember that the water pipes are laid twice as deep
as ours, as the frost gets 5 feet into the ground. It will break up the
roads badly and the repairs were under way.