View of lower Manhattan and the Statue of Liberty from the riverfront promenade in Liberty State Park.
Got a bit of a city hike to share with you…well, more like a city bike ride. If you’ll follow me, I’m going to take you down to a certain spot on the Hudson River in Jersey City. It’s a place with lots of bike trails, lots of sea breezes, and lots of history.
Not to mention a certain lady in a green dress standing on a rock right in the middle of New York Harbor.
You know who I’m talking about.
Lady Liberty just had a birthday not too long ago – and I think we may say that she’s still looking pretty darn good.
And this place of which I refer is Liberty State Park. Continue reading
Walking along the Yellow Trail along the Connecticut River’s west bank, looking south toward Hartford’s downtown area.
Well, trail heads, your blogger-in-chief has been a little bit AWOL these last few weeks, mainly because of grad school responsibilities, work (what else is new) and an academic conference: the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) spring convention up in Hartford. But fear not, oh gentle readers, for your blogger-in-chief had her (mental) hiking boots on.
In between conferencing (and wondering just how many times a sane person can use “trope” and “palimpsest” in a sentence), there was time for some outdoors stuff, including checking out some of the Riverwalk walking trails down along the Connecticut River.