Promoting my State's Beauty

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    I Love it here in Maine.....you can be flat broke and always find something to do that will give you goose bumps or make you say a silent prayer of thanks for being surrounded by such majestic beauty.

    For me, April....before the leaves are on the trees but the grass is a luscious green is the best time of the year to visit Acadia National Park/Bar Harbor....it is still cool at night and hitting the 60's and sometimes 70's, during the day....it's great for hiking in the Park and shopping/walking the streets in town by the docks.

    It has rained every day the past 6 weeks, so water was just dropping off the rocks throughout Acadia...

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    The Park landscape appears dry because the leaves have not come out yet....in another month, the park will have a more lush feel to it.

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    Cruise ship in Frenchman's Bay outside of the town of Bar Harbor, with tenders bringing the guests in to the town dock. The town relies on vacationers during the summer to bring enough money in 4 months to allow the shop owners and restaurant owners live off of, for the entire year. Winters are too cold for the tourist trade.

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    that's the town....very new englander type town

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    All the surrounding bays of Mount Desert Island have smaller islands in them....these shots are from Cadillac Mountain, the first point to see sunrise in the USA.

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    you can walk over to some of the islands during low tide....we can have as much as a 15 foot spread between high and low tides here!

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    TO BE CONTINUED!
     
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    This is my and Matts favorite spot in the park! We visit it every year on our Anniversary Vacation there....

    This woman, named Sarah Eliza Sigourney Cushing, who visited this spot in the late 1800's to early 1900's, loved this spot and a bench in granite was put in memory of her...

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    THIS is what she looked out at:

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    the pond above is called Jordan Pond

    there were some duckies too!

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    Ill be right over. ;)

    Very nice pics. Thanks
     
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    Purdy pictures.
    Does the rain in Maine fall mainly on the plain?
     
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    i wish it fell on ''the plain'' instead of here! we live on the coast and it has rained every day or if sunny in the day, at night.... for the past 6 weeks...i am beginning to feel like i live in Seattle!
     
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    Around here we got flat as far as the eye can see. It gets more interesting in southern IL.
     

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