We are back in civilization, or so it is called, but this post is about our going forth almost two weeks ago.
Whenever possible, we take the long route to the cottage. While we can get here in 2.5 hours following the most direct route with no stops, this trip took us 7.5 hours. It was partly due to the backroads route but mostly due to our various stops.
The very first stop occurred about 45 minutes into the trip. You might recall our recent tour of the Tatlock Quarry. Well, we decided to return and view it from the observation area off Tatlock Road.
We picked up Tatlock Road off highway 7 and followed it until it neared 511. However, we didn't drive all of the way to 511; keeping our eyes open, we spotted the sign to the quarry to our left, and proceeded to the observation area.
We had tried to get there in the spring, but the gates weren't open then. They only open them when the road in is quite passable.
The observation area is fenced in, but you can still get a good view, and if you focus your camera right, you can pretty well bypass the fence in your pictures.
Okay then: that was the first hour and a half of our trip and, indeed, of our 12 days away. Stay tuned for more gripping installments of what AC did on his fall vacation.