CHAPTER 6 - Lessons, Just in Time - Excerpt 2

CHAPTER 6 - Lessons, Just in Time - Excerpt 2
What kind of trees are those?

By now they were out of the little hamlet and on the open road, as much as you could call a larger rutted dirt path an open road. The Romans constructed long lasting roads in England during their visit in 180 AD, mostly for their soldiers to march round the place as quickly as possible.  But some places weren’t worth marching around so those roads stunk.

The hamlet had been one of those places.

This road was a rural, less traveled path, with no side ditches or drainage.  There were trees on either side to provide shade and many plants that might or might not be poison oak.

But probably were.