30.2 miles today. Broke 30 !!!. Hiked almost all day with Cassandra. I could hike from here to Maine with just Cassandra and be happy as can be. She’s fantastic. I did take an hour break for the new radiolab podcast – and I cried several times. It was a very emotional episode. Holy crap. Worth listening to if you’re a radiolab fan.
Georgia North Carolina Tennessee Virginia West Virginia Maryland. Done and done.
Called the cops on some kids, and by kids I mean 20 year olds acting like kids, that were tagging trees with red spray paint. There was a section of rocks that were graffiti heaven. But these guys were just doing trees right on the trail. They saw us, quickly wrapped up and hiked fast. I called and reported it after walking into a cloud of paint smell. They had written “EO” and it was nothing artistic or interesting.
Otherwise today was just full of hiking. Hit a vending machine up. Pepsi!
Officially in the north. Oh boy.
Last night was the first time I was asked where I was from. The guy put on his best southern draw and asked if I was from GA. I better get used to that.