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Soaking up the Sun

April 13th, 2015

Yesterday was simply BEAUTIFUL! It was sunny and warm, with temperatures going up to almost 60 degrees. Today is supposed to be even warmer. We wanted to take advantage of the nice weather and enjoy some of Maine’s beautiful scenery. We headed out to Mt Battie on the coast. We bought a map and planned out hikes for the coming warm months.
It was stunning. We sat in the sun on a big rock for a long time, soaking up the sun and enjoying the scenery. The perfect way to enjoy the first warm day of the season.

Do you have any scenic places to visit nearby?

4 Comments to “Soaking up the Sun”
  1. Misti on April 13, 2015 at 11:33 am

    To get any good climbing with a view we have to head about 3 hours west to the Austin/hill country area. But, we do have great hiking without views in our area. I’m definitely jealous of the ease in which you have to get to great hiking.

    Have you made it to Baxter State park yet? You must get there and hike Katahdin! Plus, there’s just so much else to see and hike in Maine along the AT! And the White’s…you aren’t far from them, either!

    ok, if I continue I’ll just dwindle down into a jealous-hiking rant. ;)

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  2. Chris on April 13, 2015 at 12:58 pm

    Yes, we live on Puget Sound in Washington state so there is no shortage of scenic places to visit here! In fact, your photo looks quite similar to some of our vistas! Maine is beautiful too!

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  3. whit on April 17, 2015 at 11:45 am

    What an absolutely stunning picture. Maine is so beautiful! We live in a little farming community near Mt. Rainier, and have no shortage of scenic places to hike or camp within a 45 minute drive of us. My daughter and I like heading to a couple of the state parks nearby for quick hikes when we are getting antsy on the farm. To be in the trees, surrounded with babbling brooks, waterfalls, and lakes….heaven. Then of course you can get away to the San Juan Islands here in WA state, which as you know is otherworldly.

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  4. Dave on May 7, 2015 at 11:44 am

    We could fill a room with the photos from that exact spot. Just down the road in Rockland is our pal Jess at Jess’s Market. We used to buy our seafood from him. A great restaurant is Primo in Rockland that grows their own veggies on site. Thanks for the memory of Penobscot Bay.

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