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Day 31: One month on trail

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22. Mai    Casa de Luna (mile 478.2) to Sawmill Campground (mile 498.3)    Approx. 15 miles    We got free coffee and pancakes at the Andersons for breakfast.  Then we headed out to hitch a part of the following…

Day 30: Casa de Luna

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21. Mai    Mile 465.4 - mile 478.2 Casa de Luna    12.8 miles    Right now I am lying in my tent at Casa de Luna aka The Andersons. They are Trailangels with a nice Manzonita Tree campsite and a big heart for hikers.    I…

Day 29: Rocky is back

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20. Mai Mile 454.4 (Hiker Heaven) to mile 465.4 bushcamp near road 11 miles - yippiehhh My trailname is Rocky. Paul named me more than a week ago in Big Bear. I am named after Rocky Balboa the Boxer because I have a great comeback... Today…

Day 28: The day before…

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19. Mai 0 miles Today Navigator arrived. He was quite early arriving before lunch. I hugged a sweat soaked man. It was hot. The next days are meant to be much cooler, around 20 degrees. (Celsius!) Navigator and I sat together and made…

Day 27: Doggy day

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18. Mai 0 miles Today was just another day at Hiker Heaven. Nothing special happened so far. Same as every day I spent a huge amount of time to give a good pet to the dogs. They are wonderful. Phil arrived today and later in the day…

Day 26: Shopping & Cooking

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17. Mai 0 miles Today I joined iPod on his ride to R.E.I. We left around ten with a van full of hikers. On our way to Northridge iPod gave us a great tour and told us some interesting facts about the region. The rest of the hikers didn't…

Day 25: Surprise for Donna&Jeff

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16. Mai 0 miles Tonight I had enough beans for dinner to fly me to the moon... Looking forward to the following night! After dinner we had a little surprise for Donna & Jeff to celebrate their wedding anniversary. 24 years? 34? I…

Day 24: Thank you

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15. Mai 0 miles Volunteering is hard work. That's what I learned today. Countrygold had one day off and I took over his duty of washing the hiker clothes. It was still early in the morning when every other volunteer disappeared, busy doing…

Day 23: I am a volunteer

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14. Mai 0 miles Just came back into my tent from dinner. Dinner with my new volunteer friends Burning Daylight, iPod, Countrygold and Donna&Jeff Saufley. It was very nice. Burning Daylight served some Potato salad, beans, some Kind…

Day 22: Hiker Heaven

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Friday, 13. Mai 0 miles The sun was shining into my tent. Time to get out of my sleeping bag. What for? I didn't know. In the morning I went on a ride to the local supermarket - Sweetwater Farms grocery. They have a nice selection of…

Day 21: Journey to Agua Dulce

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12. Mai    0 miles    Actually I have been back on the trail today. I was sitting in a huge pick-up Truck together with Waterboy and Mesh. We were driving on the PCT in Agua Dulce.    But let's start at the beginning...  As…

Day 20: Ten days off

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11. Mai    0 miles    I hiked on the PCT for ten days and today it is day ten of my off-trail time. How it feels?  I don't know. This trip was never meant to be like this.  I can control the feelings of depression…