From Swamp to “Jungle”

How strange to travel by boat from a remote swamp to a "concrete jungle" in the same day. It's quite the transition, from the narrow canal of The Great Dismal Swamp to the wide, industry-lined waterways of Hampton Roads (Norfolk/Portsmouth/etc.). One of the memorable days as we enter our 9th month on The Great Loop! … Continue reading From Swamp to “Jungle”

Great Dismal Swamp

We're here! I've been looking forward to this for a long time, having heard about it for decades. We had to time it right to arrive at the southern lock at opening time, since the two locks that book-end the canal open on a schedule. We traveled in a parade of three boats...Nordic Tug in … Continue reading Great Dismal Swamp