Finally, some real out-there scary-at-night camping! Davenport Landing is a primitive (ie, no facilities) campsite in Ocala N.F., several miles down a forest road from the pavement.
Here’s the “road” into the site, about half a mile from the unpaved Forest Road 77:
This Lushness in the middle of December, especially after a few weeks in beautiful-but-frigid Michigan…ahhhhhhh!
Here’s our “house”:
And a strange bug…at first I thought it was two bugs gettin’ jiggy, but it seems like the back half wraps up over the back:
This slow-moving river was just down a little hill from the campsite:
A very scary looking spider – at first I thought he was being eaten by some sort of beetle, but the carapace is definitely his. I’m glad he’s only about 1cm long
One morning as I made coffee, I noticed Ceili straining at the leash…looked up, and saw this: