Day 4 of Carolinas Vacation, Charleston Day 1

As we left Outer Banks last night it was about halfway of our road trip to the Carolinas. Today and tomorrow we would be enjoying the wonderful historic city of Charleston South Carolina.

Setting Sun over City of Charleston

Setting Sun over City of Charleston


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Day 3 of Carolinas Vacation, Outer Banks Day 2

Our second and final day on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. We planned to race through the southern chain of islands and hopefully reach somewhere between Charleston and Wilmington for the night, while trying to have as much fun as possible on the islands. It will be a packed day.

Sunrise Glow over Horizon

Sunrise Glow over Horizon


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Day 2 of Carolinas Vacation, Outer Banks Day 1

Second day of our road trip to the Carolinas, as we left Norfolk, Virginia and set off for the Outer Banks.

Model of Wright Brothers' Plane

Model of Wright Brothers’ Plane


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Day 1 of Carolinas Vacation, Battlefields of Yorktown

It was end of May and beginning of summer, and I decided my adventures should go a little bit farther than usual, and there came this trip to the Carolinas.

So on the afternoon of May 30th, I went to New Jersey to pick up a dear friend and very good companion for the trip, and we set off for Norfolk, Virginia the next morning. It was 4pm by the time we drove past Yorktown, as we decided that

  • We would be driving into rush hour traffic of Norfolk, which would be bad.
  • I had been driving for hours that day without any sightseeing, which would be boring.

Since Yorktown Colonial National Historical Park was just nearby (actually I could see the spire of Victory Monument as I crossed York River), we decided to pay it a visit.

Canons

Canons

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Hiking in Rocks State Park, Maryland

A bright sunny weekend in the middle of May, as I decided to embrace nature again. This time, I picked Rocks State Park in Northern Maryland, which consists of many short hiking trails.

King and Queen Seat

King and Queen Seat

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Hiking in Great Falls, Maryland

A post about my weekend hiking trip to Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park in Potomac, Maryland, where we hiked Billy Goat Trail B and visited Olmsted Island Overlook with views of the raging Potomac River.

Great Falls

Great Falls


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Hiking to Annapolis Rock in South Mountain State Park

A post about my weekend hiking trip to South Mountain State Park in Northern Maryland, which features part of the Appalachian Trial and has two overlooks of Annapolis Rock and Black Rock.

Overlook from Annapolis Rock

Overlook from Annapolis Rock


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Hiking in Sugarloaf Mountain, Maryland

A post about my weekend hiking trip to Sugarloaf Mountain in Dickerson, Maryland, which was the closest mountain molehill from Washington DC.

White Rocks

White Rocks


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Weekend Cycling in Washington DC

It was a great autumn day in Washington DC, as I cycled along Capital Crescent Trail and Mount Vernon Trail from Bethesda to National Airport for the last bit of nature colors before winter kicked in.

Autumn Colors in Downtown Bethesda

 Autumn Colors in Downtown BethesdaAutumn Colors in Downtown Bethesda


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Autumn Colors of Catoctin Mountain

First week of November, when autumn was in its prime, my friends at the trails club organized this hiking trip to Catoctin Mountain. It turned out that autumn colors were spectacular this time of the year in the countryside.

Autumn Colors

 Autumn ColorsAutumn Colors

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