Pat & Paula
Hi, Y'all! Our names are Pat and Paula, and we plan to hike the Appalachian Trail. We live in a small town in Florida. Not exactly fertile training ground for what has been described by some as a long, cold, rainy, mountainous six-month walk in the woods. That’s okay though because what we lack in experience, we make up for in enthusiasm and tenacity. Like the movie A Walk in the Woods, we are novices at this hiking/camping thing. Our hike may turn out to be more of a Road Runner/Wiley B Coyote cartoon than any hiking how-to or inspirational blog. Regardless, we look forward to sharing the many highs and lows of this adventure with you. Thank you for reading our blog. Until then, happy trails.
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