April Highlights

I'm continuing with my reflections from early on in the trail. Here are a few selected highlights from North Carolina and Tennessee. April 23, just before Hot Springs, NC, eveningWalking down the hill to camp, I couldn’t stop breathing in. That air, that green smell of oxygen, made me instinctually inhale. It smelled like summer, …

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The First Few Days

As I mentioned in my previous post, I'm going to be sharing some more in-depth updates from the Appalachian Trail, with revisions from my original writing. Here are just a few thoughts from my first week on trail. 25 March, Day 2: Hawk Mountain ShelterI’m lying here in a three-sided wooden structure, between two strangers …

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Quick Update from the Appalachian Trail

Hi, hello there, whoever you are, dear reader! It is I, Sarahmarie, writing from a town near the Appalachian Trail. I have been out here for about three months now, and I don't have adequate words for what this hike has been like. I have made friends with some of the coolest and most determined …

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