Sunday, August 21, 2011

Places in Between - #4 of 5

Entering NH and the White Mountains

At the summit, the Appalachian Trail (AT) crosses the highway

The lads approaching the summit

Beaver Pond at the summit

After an extreme day in the saddle, we reach North Woodstock and chowdown at the Woodstock Inn

A humongous meatloaf sandwich with mash potatoes and gravey

One of the best meals on the road

A couple cute signs

Note the Kancamagus Hwy pancake at the Flapjack Pancake House

Kancamagus Hwy, leading to the last big mountain pass

Rest-stop at the summit . . . crossing the White Mountains

Great job Bob!

Bob at the summit . . . t-shirt drenched with a gallon of sweat

It's all downhill from here!

The highest point of the entire tour

A really old historic cemetery

Solid granite wall surrounds the cemetery

Heading into Conway on quiet scenic road

Crossing the Saco River over a 1870 covered bridge

Entering Lovell Village and a break at Rosie's

Rosie's Diner

Another great diner with awesome cookies

The Plains of ME . . . ain't so flat

More tough climbs on a very hot day

The lads finding shade to take 5

A cool wooden boat show on Long Lake in Naples

Leaving Naples Campground on a rainy day

Misty island photo taken through the rain

The state capitol in Augusta ME

Reaching Belfast Harbor on our way to Bar Harbor

Belfast Harbor

I had my first lobster roll at the Weather Vane

A wine barrel trailer . . . very creative . . . and odd!

Crossing a new suspension bridge near Bucksport ME

Crossing the Penobscot River

Another look at the cool bridge. An observation room is incorporated into the top of the far tower.

Stopping at the Lounder Family Blueberry stand for some homemade pie

Mrs. Lounder is proud of her fresh blueberry pies

The sorters . . . picking out the bad berries

Time for pie!

City Hall in Ellsworth

The only wild animal we saw on the tour

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