It's been raining all night. I can hear the sound of the rain, beating on the tent. I'm
wondering: what's in store for the day? Will I be able to meet the challenge?
We break camp and have breakfast. Tasks are assigned, discussions and announcements are
made, and we set out. A good omen: the rain has stopped!
The path is rugged and beautiful. The air
is fresh and cool. Stopping for lunch at a large clearing (complements of the local
electric company) I really start to feel a sense of accomplishment.
After a brief detour (where we get to commune with
some of the natives of this beautiful wilderness) we reach our destination at Savage
River. What started out as a rainy, dreary day has turned into a major achievement for the
The campsite is lovely, with the river tinkling gently in the background.
"Pizza" is only mentioned twice. An excellent spagetti dinner helps ease the
hunger felt by all.
With aching feet, sore backs and tired shoulders, but with a great sense of a job well
done, we retire for the night.