Category Archives: Maine
The next day we slept in a bit (9am!), or I should say Louis slept in while I read a book on the edge of a cliff while wrapped in my sleeping bag. I did not expect it to be … Continue reading
We drove out to Cutler Coast Public Reserved Land and hiked the Inland Trail (4.4 miles, ~4 hours) to camp at Fairy Head, right on the coast. The trail was rather tricky, with lots of slippery rocks, roots, mud, and … Continue reading
We spent today on Echo lake beach, reading and hiking. Echo lake is one of the few places where you can swim without getting chilled to the bone. Hence, there was quite a crowd! But we found a nice shady … Continue reading
Blackwoods and Seawall campgrounds still full, so we decided to find a private campground on the slightly less touristy West side of the island. Will stay 2 nights at Quietside camground. A lovely spot that lives up to its name. … Continue reading
Found some free wifi and non-free coffee at The Independent Cafe in Bar Harbor (they also have some amazing blueberry muffins), then set off to hike up Dorr and Cadillac Mountains (1270 and 1530 ft above sea level, respectively). Our … Continue reading
Woke up at 5am for some reason. The moon is just so freakin bright this week. As a sign of how busy the Island is now, there was a constant stream of cars by about 6.
Left Stadig around 10:20 to head towards Portland for some errands, then Mount Desert Island (most of which is Acadia National Park). Raining again. Both the national park campgrounds (Seawall and Blackwoods) were full, so we ended up at Hadley … Continue reading