Holly Morris heads to the White Mountains of New Hampshire, a two hour drive from Boston, Massachusetts. This section of the Appalachian Trail is great if you are looking for a 3-5 day trek in this area and you want to catch some of the beautiful fall colours of the White Mountains. Holly begins her trek at the trailhead at Franconia Ridge. She hikes up four thousand feet to the Greenleaf Hut where she stays overnight. From there, Holly heads north east to Zealand Falls before finally attempting to climb the highest mountain in the Northeast United States – Mount Washington.
Cristina LaMonica paddles through Georgia’s Okefenokee Swamp, one of the most surreal places in America. Her guide who has lived here for over thirty years explains the history of the swamp.
There are many different routes you can take into the Okefenokee Swamp, lasting from day trips, to more extensive week-long expeditions. Cristina LaMonica emabarks on a three day journey, starting at Kingfisher Landing. With her guide Sheilas, she canoes thirty miles through the swamp, and spends the night at Maul Hammock. After learning about the local snake population from wildlife expert Fred Wetzel, they head through Big Water lake, on to Billy’s Island where Sheila’s family, an old swamp-residing clan, show Cristina what swamp life was like in the olden days.
Runtime............: 23 min
Size...............: 179 MB
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Audio Codec........: MP3
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