20 Photos - Jun 28, 2014
Photo: In PennsylvaniaPhoto: Some of our group at lunch along the trail in PennsylvaniaPhoto: At one of (!) the 2014 Appalachian Trail halfway point signs, in Pennsylvania.Photo: One of (!) the 2014 Appalachian Trail halfway point signs, in Pennsylvania.Photo: Photo: Laughing about my hiking boots coming apart.Photo: Photo: The soles of both of my hiking boots were falling off after one day. The white you see inside my left shoe is my sock! The boots were very old and rarely used.Photo: The National War Correspondents Memorial, Gathland State Park, Crampton's Gap, Maryland. (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_War_Correspondents_Memorial )Photo: Yes, I fell one time. Those are all scrapes on my arm. There was little blood. It looks worse than it felt. You can see a mark on my nose, too.Photo: The Potomac RiverPhoto: The Potomac River from Harpers Ferry, WV.Photo: The view from Jefferson Rock, Harpers Ferry, WV. (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Rock ) Today, the trees hide the confluence of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers.Photo: The Potomac River seen from upper Harpers Ferry, WV.Photo: In Harpers Ferry, WVPhoto: Farm animals at our base, Shepherds Spring, MD.Photo: Farm animals at our base, Shepherds Spring, MD.Photo: At Antietam National Battlefield, MD. (See http://www.nps.gov/anti/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antietam_National_Battlefield )Photo: A few of our group along Antietam Creek in Antietam National Battlefield, MD.Photo: Our entire hiking group, just before setting out on the first day.