I’m not a camper.
For me, roughing it is staying at La Quinta and getting dinner at the Wendy’s drive through. Which we do because we travel with a 13 pound pouch who has complete control over our life.
But I think the idea of hiking is wonderful.
Until I start planning on getting some hiking boots, tucking my pants into those boots so I don’t get ticks, putting that wide brimmed hat on so nothing falls in my hair and then there’s all those creepy crawly and biting creatures that can’t be avoided.
I do a lot of bicycling and walking–on pavement. Like on the Withlacoochee State Trail.
But last week we headed to Shamrock Pub with some friends for some wonderfully “bad” food and on the way back our host decided to make a little detour to the Withlacoochee State Forest Mutual Mine Recreation Area. Since we were driving right by it anyhow.
And It was a gorgeous sunny day in the high 60s which was perfect for a little stroll.
And it was quite beautiful so I should probably actually do some hiking. Someday. When I get hiking boots.
And since I just happened to have a camera with me, here’s some photos…