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Tuesday 207: Buttermilk Bath

painting by Jessica Ives In ancient Egypt, Cleopatra used to soak in baths of buttermilk in order to preserve her beauty and the radiance of her skin. Today in Maine, we soak in the bath of Gulf Hagas’ Buttermilk Falls in order to preserve both our sense of place and our sense of timelessness. We are here, […]

Tuesday 207: In The Midst Of It

painting by Jessica Ives As the sheer and narrow slate cliffs of Gulf Hagas soften towards the end of our hike along the Rim Trail, we descend toward Buttermilk Falls. 400 million years ago the bedrock of this, “the grand canyon of Maine,” began to form. 7500 years ago the Red Paint people used this land […]

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