Sunday morning comes around. We wake up to raindrops drumming on the tin-roof of our rustic cabin. As we step outside to do our morning run to the bathhouse we can see our breath. Doesn't this place know that it is officially spring time yet?!
[singlepic id=905 w=320 h=240 float=left]Ah-- a nice easy relaxing afternoon at Magnolia campground! We swing in the hammock for a while and prepare a pot of hot chili. Slowly we come to the realization that the temperature is dropping and the wind is picking up as the day grows later. Before bedtime comes around we are wearing extra clothes and buffs to keep us warm.
We wake up early to tear down our tent, before somebody may detect us in our wild camp spot. Although two cars drive by the road close to our little piece of heaven, they never even notice our existence.
In the morning we walked around the property and checked out a little Labyrinth Ken and Darlene built out of wood and with lots of love. After our short stroll we were invited for coffee and breakfast in their lovely home. We are given lots of good advise on which route to take north and what's to see along the way, before saying goodbye.
On Thursday morning we hoped to get going early; yet, the warm sleeping bag felt way too comfy. Eventually we crawled out of the tent, made some Joe, packed up, and had breakfast. As we roll up our tent, our German-neighbor-campers came over to chat. The two live on Tenerife, however, they shipped their campervan from Germany to travel the USA for a year. They have
Although Jekyll Island was not a planned stop, we are very pleased that we did. After 5 long days of riding, we took a rest day and took full advantage of it by relaxing and sightseeing this beautiful island. Jekyll Island has some very interesting history, so if you ever get a chance to visit, do it!