Yesterday. Westernport, Maryland. 18-mile-hike. Much walking. Much tiredness. Good weather.
One of the many small arches associated with the canal. This arch reminded me of the ruins of a medieval castle in Scotland and it got me thinking...All homes should have a rocky wall to give the place a sense of history.
Map of the Four Locks. By the Potomac River stands the remains of four lockhouses used to keep prisoners. For a few dollars one can stay overnight in one.
The sign reads, 'Danger-Dam Upstream' I could not help but think, 'As to the blessed upstream? Hmm...something strange is afoot on the Potomac...'
Reason #108 why people don't go on extended hikes with me.
The trail was literally covered with these blue flowers which looked like minature trumpets.
Close-up view of one of the blue trumpet flowers.
The road less traveled...except for week-ends and summer holidays.
Funky fungi on a Sycamore tree.
Waterfall over a dam. It looks like a minature Niagara.