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Back South Again


tl;dr: Heading south through Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Nothing to see but power plants.

Work is calling me back to Florida, so I am heading south again.

I spent the night in Allegheny National Forest. I happened to pick a remote back road with some proven unofficial campsites. It was a very quiet night with no cars driving by at all. I also didn't see Bigfoot, which was somewhat disappointing. I had read someplace that this was a good place to see one. A full moon let me look around all night, too.

I stopped in Pittsburgh for a couple days to get some work done. I decided to bike around the city using the many disjointed bicycle trails. There was lots to see, including views of the city over the Ohio River, two cats in a bicycle trailer, a couple of probable hookers, and an amazingly muscular Indian (the oh oh ho oh kind) walking a complimentarly sized Great Dane.

After a day or two of rain I kept on south into West Virginia. What can I say about West Virginia? Well, the only thing I can say for sure is that it has a lot of power plants. It was end-of-month, so I didn't have a lot of time to goof off. I parked my self in Parkersburg and worked out of a motel for a couple days.

By the way, the trees down here have turned color. They are a very consistent shade of brown.


a coal barge on the Monongahela River

West Virginia power plant

another West Virginia power plant

yet another West Virginia power plant

coal I think

this power plant might be in Kentucky

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