What does the state of Florida give visions of? Beaches? Ocean waves? Walt Disney World? What could it possibly give to the interest of a hiker?
Blissful the Hiker takes you on a wild and wonder-laden trek on the Florida Trail through pristine cathedral palms, thick woods of palmettos, sky high scrub pine, Lord of the Rings forests of oak and cypress knees, a lounging gator or two, exotic birds, vast prairies, and maybe some swamps for fun. Not to mention the interest of assorted dogs who would rather hike with Blissful than guard property and the joy of trail angels who will do anything to help a hiker in need when the storms rise.
Welcome to Gators, Guts, and Glory – Adventures Along the Florida Trail. This humorous and painfully realistic tale of an 1100 mile trail stretching from
Come immerse yourself in adventure beyond any expectation!
What popular authors and other hikers have said about Gators, Guts and Glory – Adventures Along the Florida Trail:
“Lauralee paints a richly descriptive and realistic picture of the unique challenges faced by long distance hikers walking from the swamps to the seashore as they traverse the length of Florida on the Florida Trail.” – Sandra Friend, Author of The Florida Trail Guide
“Lauralee's inspired writing provides us with a richly detailed account of hiking the Florida Trail. Her writing is genuine and thorough and reveals to us the rigors, emotions and ultimately the joy of long distance backpacking." - David Miller, author of The A.T. Guide and AWOL on the Appalachian Trail
"What a great book! I couldn't put it down." - Amazon review, Verified Purchase
"This is a must read. Lauralee's writing style keeps you riveted to her every mile..." - Amazon review, Verified Purchase
Check out also Blissful’s first book in the Hiking Adventure Series – Mountains, Madness, and Miracles – 4000 Miles Along the Appalachian Trail