Home - Beer and Lessons Learned June 1st 2011 Arrived back at GSP a little before 6:00 PM, drove home and were greeted by four cats wondering where we had been. It had been a great trip but was really, really good to be home. We visited and spent the night in four countries - The United Kingdom (England), Germany, The Netherlands, and Belgium. It was a first time visit to the UK for both Anne and me and the first visit to Europe for Anne. ... read more
North America » United States » South Carolina » Clemson Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
Our first entries on this blogsite dealt with our trip to Europe and the Henri-Chapelle National Cemetery where Anne's father is buried. I think I may have learned enough by posting that blog to start using it for other trips from now on.
We've been day hiking now for some 15 years or so, initially in the Appalachian Mountain areas near home here in upstate South Carolina. About ten years ago we set a goal to hike in all the US National Parks. So far we've done 44 of the 58 officially designated National Parks. We've also hiked in several National Monuments and a few Canadian National P... full info