Coastal Contemplations

Coastal Contemplations day 9

today too, today too living in mist… little house -issa a long day’s journey into…evening I awoke to the sound of drizzle pitter pattering on my tent.  Now the sound of rain on the tent is an experience not to be missed, but I did intend to pack up and leave Cape Lookout today.  It fell off after a spell and I jumped out and put everything I way.  Then I moved to the campgrounds covered pavilion…

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Coastal Contemplations

Coastal Contemplations day 8

in spring breeze his stole billowing… a monk comes too -Issa wind and waves I decided to stay another night at Cape Lookout, so that I could explore Cape Mears which I’d missed yesterday.  Taking a leisurely morning I enjoyed the first bright blue dawn in a couple of days.  The sun was already quite warm as I made my way back along the Three Capes Route. mornings clouds — white thumbprints on blue paper…

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Coastal Contemplations

Coastal Contemplations day 7

blown forth by the spring breeze… pilgrims -Issa drifting down the coast There was some early morning rain but then the front moved by and the sun cand out.  I lingered in camp, drying out and recombobulating things.  So it was nice and warm when I returned to the road and continued drifting south. The wind was with me, pushing me and the occasional stray cloud down the coast. I rode steadily for about an hour…

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Tour2009

Tour 2009: day 7

Today was a rest day where I took a break from cycling and hiked around Cape Lookout instead. In keeping with the theme I’ll make this a short entry as well. Being so close to the ocean means that the sounds of the surf dominates everything. I find thus tremendously soothing and it lulled me to sleep last night. Not having anything on the docket for today I lolled about in the tent then had…

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