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Hell or high water

I took a friend and my daughter to one of my favorite hiking spots, St. Andrews State Park, smack in the middle of Panama City. What I didn’t do was take into account the amount of rain we have had, and every single trail was flooded. Not a “take a high trail” sort of flooded, more a “pair the animals in twos” sort of flood.

Gator Lake was a good four feet above normal levels. It was amazing. Even the beach was affected. Brown seaweed marred what is usually clear, emerald green water.

When that plan fell through, I thought, maybe, we could hike around Camp Helen State Park, since my daughter has never been there… but some nasty black storm clouds, and forks of lightning, fouled up that alternative.

We’re hoping to get some kayaking in on Sunday. Hopefully the weather will cooperate this time.

You can click on any image to see a larger photo, or the series as a slideshow.

(Photos shot with a Nikon D60, using an 18-55mm, 55-200mm, 20mm f/2.8 wide-angle, 50mm f/1.8 prime lens, and/or iPhone4)

Unknown Mami
Submitted to Unknown Mami’s Sundays in My City

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