I spent weeks leading up to this trip doing research and pouring over the best way to utilize our time, since I only had one day inside the largest wilderness in the Eastern US, and 3rd largest park in the contiguous US. The miles and miles of grassland are roughly the size of Delaware, over 2300 square miles. Unlike many of our National Parks, Everglades does not boast unique grandeur or geographical wonder; instead, the Everglades are unique in their ecological diversity. There are over 700 species of plants, 360 species of bird, 300 species of fish, 50 species of reptile and 40 species of mammal that call the rivers of grass home.
It’s the death throws of winter here – on Monday it was 75° and on Saturday it snowed several inches, so needless to say, I just don’t even know what the day will hold from one moment to the next … Continued
It doesn’t take much to talk me into an adventure, so when Teri (Sommer Days Photography) mentioned that she was interested in taking a photographic excursion on Labor Day, I was immediately interested. It needed to be beautiful, but nothing … Continued
When I started planning my State Park project, Cloudland Canyon was on the shortlist for an early visit. The summer is unbearably hot here in Georgia, so anytime you can retreat to the cooler mountain air, you take advantage, and … Continued
What a whirlwind of a trip! I had a very limited amount of time to enjoy the park, but it was perfect weather and enough time to get my feet wet and add a few more destinations to my wishlist … Continued