Blogs from Hancock, Maine, United States, North America


North America » United States » Maine » Hancock September 27th 2012

Hi, All -- Here are some photos taken from the top of Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, the highest point on the Atlantic Coast of the US and the first place touched by the sun each day in our country. On this trip we've been on the top three times to watch the sunset. In past trips, we've also watched the sun come up and seen the stars late at night. As sunset draws near, we've found that you have to find a spot where you can see the horizon -- so you can see the sun go down -- and then stick to that spot with a degree of firmness. And if you look around, you see determined looking people standing in little bunches on rocks with horizon views with their camera on the ... read more
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North America » United States » Maine » Hancock September 26th 2012

Hi, Friends -- I thought I'd begin our fall trip blogs with photos of Acadia National Park on the coast of northern Maine. We've been here for a full week which is quite a long time for us as we usually only stay in a particular place for a couple of days. But then we did get married here on Saturday which took up a little time. We've seen gorgeous, sunny days; rainy days like today; cold periods, in the 30's one night; and lots of wind. When we were on the top of Cadillac Mountain last night for the third night straight, it was blowing around 30 miles an hour with gusts a good bit higher. And we've loved every bit of it. When we got too cold, we head back to our cosy camper ... read more
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