Day 17 – Andover


Nice trail

We woke up to more rain and it was coming down pretty hard all morning. We were convinced to bail a bit early into town as we slogged over a couple mountains and then very steeply down to the road. Megan fell a couple times and so did the other guys… By the time we all got down everyone was very muddy and wet.

Fortunately, the shuttle to town was waiting for us after our rough descent, so we were quickly into town, showered and off for a late lunch.

Atlantic Coal Porter (Atlantic Brewing, Bar Harbor, Maine)
While in Andover, Maine, we had the option of eating at 1 of 2 spots in “town” – the Andover General Store, or the Mills General Store, next door. Not much else to this town, period. Both places had 1-topping pizza on sale! We got a veggie pizza to go and were able to buy these beers in singles. Took it all back to our hostel (along with a green pepper I called “salad” from the 8-item “veggie section”) and had dinner on the swinging seats on the front porch of our hostel. Not my favourite Porter but hit the spot, cold, paired well with pizza, and gets a solid rating for the convenience of being sold in singles!

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7 Responses to Day 17 – Andover

  1. Lynda Fownes says:

    Sounds very soggy! Loving reading about the adventure from dry warm Vancouver. What are your trail names? L

  2. susan breiddal says:

    Yes, sounds like a lot of rain but I love your pictures. It must be so wonderful to be out in the fresh air day after day. Where is Megan? all our love to both of you!

  3. Jan says:

    Wonderful to chat with you this morning Megan!

  4. Meg says:

    Great read guys! Love hearing about all the crazy characters and trials on the trail 🙂 Glad your feet are recovering! Keep smiling and stay dry 🙂

  5. Blair says:

    Good job! But I thought this was an eating adventure, not a hiking adventure…. more food pics please.

  6. Paula McFadyen says:

    Sounds like you are experiencing the full meal deal – physically, environmentally, and socially :). May you have sunny skies ahead. It is great to be able to share your journey from afar. Take care.

  7. Davey says:

    Frequently it is the location and time of consumption that define a beer. To repeat the previously asked question, what are your trail names? Fess up so that we can enjoy a good laugh.

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