As promised, here is the second half of my recent camping trip. (For volume 1, check out this post.)
We finished our burritos, and needed to find a way to use the extra meat, beans and cheese that we had leftover. Since we had some chips, we decided made campfire nachos, a somewhat difficult dish to transfer to and from the fire pit, but worth the extra effort. At one point, I remember Shannan mentioning that one of the fun things about campfire cooking is the constant improvisation, and I couldn't agree more; when you need to find a way to get rid of food, it definitely inspires you to be creative.
Anyways, by the end of our semi-spontaneous feast, we were stuffed and tired. We retreated to the tent for a game of uno and some campfire singing to unwind after all our hard work for the day. But before calling it a night, we had just enough energy to go check out the dramatic sunset and to stuff ourselves even more with s'mores. Exhausted and ready for sleep, we headed to bed early to rest up after our activity-filled day.
For breakfast, we improvised once again and made grilled turkey and cheese sandwiches, and also ate as much food as we could before packing up the car. This meant, of course, one more round of s'mores before the weekend was over. After filling our bellies, and before we knew it, we had packed up our things and were on our way home. The trip ended up being a wonderful adventure filled with new things to try. It also reminded me of how much I love being in nature (even when nature comes with raccoons), and I hope to be able to share another escape into the wilderness soon!