Blog - June 2010

Southwest Yosemite Backpack, June 27-29, 2008

I did a drive down from Seattle to LA from May 30 – June 1. It was pretty pleasant, but really rather a lot of time in the car. However, I had a good travelling companion, and the scenery was mostly good, so , yay. Definitely pretty, when you can see it. At the time, I was too busy shoving off mosquitoes! But then, and more to the point, I did a two-night backpack in southwestern Yosemite National Park, dropping south from Bridalveil Campground and doing 30 miles in 3 hiking days (1 afternoon, 1 full day, 1 morning), with

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Hither and Yon around Washington, DC, Part II (May 2008)

Well, still have to talk about the rest of my trip to DC! As I mentioned in the prior post, I went out with Jenny to Antietam National Battlefield and Harpers Ferry National Historic Park. Which meant , in addition to more NPS sites, going out to West Virginia for my first time ever. Just that easy, eh?

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Hither and Yon around Washington, DC, Part I (May 2008)

Apparently actually showing him in the chair took a bit of doing. I went to go hang out with Jenny and see some people on a quick trip to Washington, DC from May 15-18 2008. It was all in all a pretty awesome time. I walked for a fair bit along the National Mall, from the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial, and then back via the Roosevelt and Jefferson Memorials. Clint also gave me the “standard” I guess tour of the Senate, which also involved a fair bit of walking. The Senate was actually in session, so I got to

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