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Dec 192011

I remember hearing the name Okefenokee Swamp for quite some time now.  Even back when I was a kid.  Maybe in a book or a movie?  Anyway, I’d always been intrigued by the name and it did work to conjure up images in my mind of alligators and a real place of mystery.  Well, I finally got a chance to go there (it’s in southern Georgia) and though different than my childhood image, it didn’t disappoint.  The afternoon and evening I spent there I was met by an eerily cloudy sky, plenty of humid, still air, and lightning going off over the swamp.  Certainly different than the west coast.  I found it an ominous blend of creepy and uniquely beautiful.  Have you been there?  What do you think?

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 The Okefenokee Swamp  December 19, 2011  Okefenokee Swamp Tagged with: , ,  Add comments

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