We drove on up to Maine on Labor Day, and it was a relief to see all the heavy traffic going in the opposite direction.
Monday and Tuesday nights were spent at a beautiful campground near Freeport (the directions said to turn left at L.L.Bean), situated at Wolfe Neck Farm, with most of the campsites right on the shore, at the top of a cliff, There were stairs down near us, and a kayak slide which looked quite intimidating.
On Wednesday we drove to Southport - south of Boothbay Harbor. Gray Homestead is a nice campground on the shore (campsites are a bit up the hill) and they catch and cook lobsters for you! First we built up an appetite by a vigorous kayaking paddle, with coming back against the wind AND tide. Then the lobsters - outdoors on the picnic table. Yum!
Saturday, September 8
Yesterday, we drove to Birch Harbor on the Schoodic Peninsula called Ocean Wood. It is run as a private nature preserve, and we have one of the sites right on the water, Today, we went hiking a bit in the the nearby section of Acadia National Park here, and just enjoyed a lobster roll for lunch. (Update: Anne's toothache is on the bottom right, last tooth. It now hurts to bite down there, but she is less worried, and will chew on the other side.)