Michael Castle Trail

AS of June 2016 you can now travel from Delaware City in Delaware to Chesapeake City in Maryland – 17 miles one way on a multi use trail – walking/hiking, biking, in certain areas horseback riding. Fun trail for the whole family and great views of the C & D canal waterways.

Where Can You Hike, Walk, Bike and Rock Climb in Delaware?

Tina at Brandywine Creek falls in Alapocas Run State Park Delaware[/caption] So where in Delaware can you hike, walk, bike and rock climb in the same place – Alapocas Run State Park, that’s where. I’ve been here before but back when it wasn’t a state park, in the 1990’s just after I moved to Delaware. Me, my hubby Dan and…

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Trails, Trains and Snowshoes

Since we still had snow on the ground here in Delaware I wanted to continue my snowshoeing adventure so I settled on the Michael Castle trail, which is a 16 mile multi use trail that runs along the C & D Canal from Delaware City, DE to Chesapeake City, MD. I love this section of the trail because it’s a…

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Brandywine Springs – A Lost Amusement Park

Come along on my walk through Brandywine Springs Park. A park that has a long history dating back to the American Revolution. George Washington once slept here, a military school once stood here, a former Revolutionary War encampment, a mineral springs resort and later an beautiful Victorian amusement park.

Fall Colors @ Lums Pond

I created the video below last fall as I hiked around Lums Pond one fall afternoon. It was one of my first attempts at video so just a slideshow with music added, courtesy of YouTube. Since they say this year’s fall colors (2015) may not be as nice as last year due to a dry summer, I thought I’d put…

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White Clay Creek State Park Wildflowers

Still experimenting with my new camera, the Cannon Power Shot SX510 and I discovered a new feature that will put together the photos you’ve taken into a video. You don’t have to have it in video mode, but you do have to put it in movie digest mode which I realized what that setting was for after I uploaded the…

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