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Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Camping Trip 2019: Hudson Highlands

Approximately 50 miles north of New York City, located along the Hudson River off of I-87 in New York, Bear Mountain State Park and Harriman State Park are popular recreational destinations for residence of New York City & New Jersey. Hudson Highlands Camping Trip My friend Ashley invited me on a camping trip to explore…

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Historic Copeland Bridge

Historic Copeland Bridge

I started writing about my day in Edinburg, NY just a couple weeks after I had been there. Coming back to my notes about Beecher Creek Falls almost a year later, I wonder why I never shared my experience of finding the gentle waterfall. Malta Ridge Cemetery (Ballston Spa, NY) I was up early and…

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April Adventures & Explorations

April Adventures & Explorations

My April began in Montreal. Then I got sick, which led me to watch some of my favorite movies. Fight Club. Always gets me thinking. Tyler Durden asks the question, “If you were to die right now, what do you wish you would have done?” This question began to roam around recklessly in my mind.…

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Indian Lake Island Campground

Indian Lake Island Campground

Gentle waves directly beneath me. I try to remember to breathe. With even the slightest movement a great panic rises within me. I take a deep breath. Breathing in the lake, the trees, the mountains, the sky, the clouds, the sunshine. I Exhale. Letting go of my apprehension, my uncertainty, my lethargy. Indian Lake in…

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Last Day in Colorado

Last Day in Colorado

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park Longs Peak, Trail Ridge Road, Bear Lake, Horseshoe Falls – August 21st 2013 Trail Ridge Road Highest Elevation – 12,183 feet Bear Lake Trail Distance Round trip – .8 miles Alluvial Fan Trail Distance Round Trip –  .3 miles Characters – Alicen, Nathan A day off from hiking… Since it…

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Fern Lake Trail

Fern Lake Trail

Colorado – Rocky Mountain National Park The Pool, Fern Falls, Fern Lake – August 19th 2013 Elevation Gain – 1,380 feet Distance Round Trip –  7.6 miles Characters – Alicen (me), Nathan (my boyfriend of 15 years) Our second day in Rocky Mountain National Park we hiked up to Fern Lake. I remember being wowed…

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