I took Thursday and Friday off work last week, and Kenneth and I went hiking again. This time we brought our bikes, and we parked the car at the end-point for the day, biked to the beginning point, and hiked back to the car. Then drove back to pick up the bikes. A bit convoluted, but it saved us from taking a cab. The downside was that I'm way out of shape on the bike, so by the time we started hiking, I was already tired from the biking. But we managed it. The second day of hiking was very strenuous - first the bike was longer than the one the day before, and then, to quote the guide, there were "a few challenging inclines", then it "climbed steeply", and finally, "climbed steeply up a set of stairs". Apparently, at our end point that day, there was a spectacular waterfall, 2/3 the height of Niagara Falls - we were too tired to even think about trying to go see it. Heh. We'll see it next time. We did see this waterfall:
Yesterday, as I was on my way home from work, I got in a car accident. The other driver fell asleep at the wheel and sideswiped my car. Luckily, nobody was hurt, and the car isn't too badly damaged (driver's side mirror is broken, and some cosmetic paint damage). But it wasn't much fun. But then I arrived home finally and found a package on my front porch from my Summer Fling secret pal (from knittyboard.com). What a great way to turn my day back from bad to good.
If you click on the picture, you can see my notes on what everything is. Oh, and there was also some Green & Black chocolate included, which I forgot to put into the picture. It's safely in my chocolate cupboard, out of my husband's reach. Can't wait to try it!