Posts Tagged ‘Maryland’

We headed out into the sunny morning on November 9th from Silver Spring, MD.  With plans to meet up with our friend Brian from Iowa where we left him on the C&O a week ago we weaved our way to DC via various roads and bike paths.  Specifically we used the Sligo Creek Trail, The […]


DC Visit

16Nov11

We rested for 6 days from November 3-8 in Silver Spring, MD staying with family-thanks Chris and Bill!  Here’s a few of the photos we took while wandering around DC. We checked out a protest against the Keystone XL Pipeline led by fellow Vermonter Bill McKibben.  Everyone gathered to encircle the White House, they went […]


We left Cumberland renewed under sunny skies on Sunday October 30.  We filled up as much as we could with the continental breakfast at the hotel and soaked in the hot tub one last time.  The C&O started right outside the hotel.  Due to the storm the path was muddy, we were super thankful for […]


We picked up the Great Allegheny Passage at about mile 87 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania on Wednesday October 26.  We breathed a huge sigh of relief as we pedaled deeper into the forest leaving the main roads behind. The first night we camped outside of Ohiopyle that night.  We awoke to rain and stopped in Ohiopyle […]


Washington DC has been a lot of fun. The weather wasn’t the best for our time there but we had a lot of fun in the museums. Our stay at Chris and Bill’s was very nice and comfortable. Thanks again you guys! From there house we were able to travel by foot, bus and then […]


Delaware to DC

17Oct09

We’re packing up on this drizzly (okay, now it’s raining), cool Saturday morning with a destination of the C+O Canal Path.   Before we head out we want to share what we’ve been up to since we left Lewes, Delaware. We gave a fond farewell to Joanna, Ian, baby Griffin, and Gillian on a sunny Sunday […]


As we travel along we find ourselves rather exposed.  It’s much easier to approach someone on a bicycle versus someone in a vehicle, especially if the windows are up!  There are folks who come up to us and know exactly what we’re doing, they can name all of our gear and they want to know […]