Category Archives: Possible Places

The Journey to Augusta: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 44

Take a moment to listen to Bartram’s description of his Journey to Augusta: * A Massive Lake with Rain Predicted… Rick and I set off for a weekend in Augusta, with rain predicted. We took his camper and found a … Continue reading

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Tulip Tree Possible Perception

A Lifetime in Athens, GA…. I have lived in Athens all my life, but I never explored Bishop Park until I moved into a condo right across the street. At first, Bishop Park seemed like little more than some tennis … Continue reading

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The San Juan River: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 43

William spent a great deal of time on the San Juan River, or St. John River, of Florida, and much of his book Travels in describing his adventures there. But what did he make of the river itself? Take a … Continue reading

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Alligator Swarm! Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 40

From laughing coots to monstrous crocodiles: Listen to William Bartram’s observations of an alligator swarm: * Seemingly Serene… The water seems so serene, the vegetation sheltering the trout so lush and green. Its hard to imagine what lies beneath the … Continue reading

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Sky Kings: Beth’s Travels on the Bartram Trail 39

Feasts of Roasted Reptiles and Carrion Crows: William Bartram’s Musings on the Vulture: * The Romance of Sky Burials…. Vultures are not the most romantic of birds. Most folks have a revulsion response to them.  Certainly William Bartram’s fascination with … Continue reading

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