Happiness on the Road: Anza-Borrego State Park

Happiness on the Road: Anza-Borrego State Park

happiness, desert“It’s the oasis,” said the camel driver.
“Well, why don’t we go there right now?” the boy asked.
“Because we have to sleep.” ~ Paulo Coehlo, The Alchemist

As many of you know I’ve quit my job, sold my house and am traveling across the United States towards my appointed start date of February 26th to do a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail (AT) from Springer Mountain, GA to Mount Kathadin, ME (2189 miles). ~ Rev Kane

The Oasis

So a week or so before heading to Anza-Borrego, a couple of friends mentioned that they did a wonderful hike up to an oasis in the park. So I was excited to realize that the trail head for the hike was just outside the campground I was staying in. It was a beautiful little hike with a lot of nasty little boulders on the trail. Which was a good workout for my ankles and knees, I haven’t hiked any bad trails in a while and I’ll definitely see some bad trail on the AT.

So here’s a few photos I took on the walk and a little sound worm to drive you nuts and make you smile.

Get this out of your head, go ahead try: Your earworm

happiness, desert

I love this one, look to the right and you’ll see a man standing there, it gives the scale of how big these palms grow.

oasis5 oasis3 oasis2

 

About revmichaelkane

Reverend Michael Kane is a writer, photographer, educator, speaker, adventurer and a general sampler of life. His most recent book about hiking and happiness is Appalachian Trail Happiness available in soft cover and Kindle on Amazon
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One Response to Happiness on the Road: Anza-Borrego State Park

  1. Pingback: Appalachian Trail (AT) Happiness: This was NOT the plan! | The Ministry of Happiness

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