Monday, October 26, 2009

A day at the swamp...

Yesterday we went here...



This would be Lake Drummond which is one of just 2 natural lakes in Virginia. We walked 4.5 miles to the lake and 4.5 miles back. It was quite the hike, but well worth it on such a nice fall day.

Lake Drummond is actually inside of The Great Dismal Swamp, but they've built decent paths through the swamp out to the lake. I was a little apprehensive, as I know all sorts of wildlife lives out here, but we survived. No black bear attacks! Layla was startled by a few toads, but other than them, we saw no wildlife.





And this might just be the sweetest picture ever...


We came home and found a few ticks on poor Layla, but J was a hero and removed 'em. Our swamp hike was the perfect way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

15 comments:

  1. Thank you for posting this! My husband has to attend a short school near Norfolk, and we will have to head here!

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  2. This looks like fun! Your pictures look really pretty!

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  4. SooooooOOOOooo pretty!!!

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  5. Ahhhh.. Autumn! The only season I miss! Stunning pics!

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  6. the view and pictures are amazing! love the last 2 pics!! so cute!

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  7. Wow. I love these pictures! I am in need of a day like that.

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  8. That is an awesome photo of Layla and the hubs! Good camera work!

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  9. I don't think I have asked you this before, but what camera are you using??? AMAZING pictures ... the Rebel??

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  10. the colors are great and the landscape seems to be so beautiful ! perfect fall day isn't it ?

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  11. the pictures look great! i love the ones of you and layla! did you do anything to edit these?

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  12. These are really great pictures! it looks like you had a very nice fall hike! :-)

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  13. Great pictures! It looks like it was a beautiful day!

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  14. gorgeous pics girl! sounded like a great day!!

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  15. Such beautiful pictures! Man I really want your camera!

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