Day 34 Heading to Roan

Sunday may 13th

As I was close to town I could afford the luxury ofa lie in. So enjoyed the time.

At 7.30 I unfit my zip and peered out .I half expected Bob to be gone. But no be also slept in.

I retrieved my food bag and began to make tea. Then a few hikers began to appear god they must of gotten up really early. One of them was in Bob’s posse she was on trail by six. You go girl.

I made tea the. ate a honey bun like a Danish but with 4 times the calories. it was yummy.

I then slowly packedup. and I was soon. on the trail.

I only had about 7 miles to do. But standing before me was hump mountain. I stood and stared at if before beginnig the climb. Luckily their was a nice cool breeze.

I chuggedup it little by little. stopping at about a 1/4 to video and again at half way and at the top. I have to say that the viewswere amazing. But I am done with mountain’s. I would like to see something new!

But some how I do not thinkthat I will.

Once over the trail snaked it’s way across some lush meadows before deciding to head down. Again it started nice but then turned to Ankle twisting rock. i battled through this for about an hour until the trail passed through some nice cool forest crossing several streams.

I was spiralling down whilst listening to the beautiful bird song. Most of the birds I have seen have been tiny finch like but the most amazing colours.

I continued my spiral decent for about another 2 hours u till I began to hear traffic.

i began to follow a stream. that kept getting bigger until I arrived at the road.

Okay snail left for Roan. and right for Elm Park and beer.

I turned left and as I walked along the road i noti ed a sign for the Harbour hostel.

Well that will do me. I. carried on walking and soon entered.

It was really nice and very CLEAN

I Signed for tent spot $10 washing a dollar and all you can eat breakfast in the morning $12.

I dumped my clothes into the machine after soaking my socks for 40 mins yes they need it. Then to the shower OMG they were good .

Once we. it was lunch I had the AT burger a 12oz burger and fries washed down. with cherry coke

Then after I dozed until I had room for ice cream I did a pint of strawberry cheesecake yummy with more soda no Beer here !!

After I went to put up my tent in by the river so may be condensation in the morning.

Once my tent was up I finished my chores ie laundry and resupply and ordered supper. Healthy chicken salad

now I’m now in my tent doing my journal night

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