Pond Eddy Historic Bridge

The view north from the PA side

The view north from the PA side

We walk south from the Delaware River’s New York shore on the  historic Pond Eddy Bridge to Shohola Township, Pennsylvania.   This 113 year-old span, the only way to reach this part of PA by car and one of the last of its kind along the Delaware, may not be around much longer. Continue reading

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Geocaching Beaverdam Reservoir’s Northeastern Shore

Distant reservoir view from Edward Tillet Memorial Park

Distant reservoir view from Edward Tillet Memorial Park

We enjoyed clear blue sky and February daffodils on the shores of the Beaverdam Reservoir. Continue reading

A Geocacher’s View of Camel’s Hump Mountain

Under the trees at “36 Views of Camels Hump XVIII”

A geocache placed to bring searchers to a distant view of a famous Vermont landmark  gives us some beautiful moments on our way east through New England. Continue reading

Walking In Wide-Open Beauty

Bull Run near “Uncached Territory” (GC238VA)

I used to burrow indoors during January, taking myself further away from the limited sunlight that makes its way to northern Virginia this time of year.  Geocaching year-round’s led me into winter wonder along the trails and waterways of Fairfax County, a world of beautiful light and vision.

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Landlubbers Paddle the Potomac, Part 3

On the southern shore of Heater’s Island

We go from a pirate’s gathering at the extreme eastern end of Heater’s Island to the extremes of endurance on our paddle back to Virginia, our first self-propelled aquatic return voyage ever.   In between we meet some very particular beauties, come upon a buzzards’ bungalow, and enjoy a picnic on the Potomac.

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Landlubbers Paddle the Potomac, Part 2

On the southern shore of Heater’s Island

With every paddle stroke in the downstream flow of the upper Potomac we move our canoe past our inexperience on the water and towards our geocaching adventure.  We land on Heater’s Island.  We step up into a young forest, walk deer trail and no trail, sometimes the two of us, sometimes five, sometimes more.

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