Thursday, 26 January 2017

New Manchester Mill Ruins, Georgia

Heavy rainfall this week filled Sweetwater Creek, overflowing onto the trail, as you can see below. Try to spot Murphy on the trail! He didn't mind the water, but I personally decided to walk through the woods to prevent the ol' soggy boot.

This mill was destroyed during the Civil War. The mill workers were forced off the land and relocated great distances; much like the Cherokee, who were forced off this land just a few decades prior.

Can someone help identify this tree based on the bark?

Sweetwater Creek, which eventually flows into the Chattahoochee River

If you right click on this, and open full size in a new tab, or download it, you should be able to see all of the text in the picture. 

Monday, 2 January 2017

Between Silver City and Pinos Altos, NM

2016 was a turbulent year for many of us. In a way of making sense of things, and gaining a perspective on my fellow man, I've decided to travel and talk to people from all over, far and wide. I'm cutting out the small talk, and going straight for the 'big talk'. 

It'll be hard to leave this cabin in the forest I've been renting behind, but some of us just got that itch to keep moving, you know?