The Mandala Blog: Assateague Island

After graduation, my friends and I took a quick camping trip to Assateague Island. Afterward, I had the chance to guest write about the experience for the Mandala Blog. If you’re interested, take a look:


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One of the first things I did when I graduated college was hit the beach. And not just any beach: Empty stretches of sand and a rising sun over the ocean’s horizon, where you’re isolated alone on an island seemingly in the middle of nowhere—and are those wild horses?

Assateague Island, a 48,000 acre vacation oasis, is shared between Virginia and Maryland, and is relatively untouched by human civilization. The secluded nature and wild island horses feels like a scene straight from your collection of Walter Farley Black Stallion books you had as a kid.

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Ribbon Cutting Delayed, Trail Open to Public at Lee District Recreation Area (Connection Newspapers)

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Ribbon Cutting Delayed, Trail Open to Public at Lee District Recreation Area
Rainy weather postpones ceremony to June 16; area residents enjoy the trail.

Due to foreboding weather Saturday, June 2, the ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the completion of Chessie’s Trail at the Lee District Recreation Area has been postponed. The new date is June 16 at 2 p.m.

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