After Thanksgiving with Joan and Mike in Atlanta, we began a backpacking trip on Cumberland Island, near Savannah. Cumberland, formerly owned by the Carnegie…The National Park Service runs a ferry to Cumberland, often loaded with camping equipment. Repair of hurricane-damaged docks is underway.Some of the roads and mansions built by the Carnegies remain. The live oaks are magnificent.The Carnegie's released some domestic animals as they left and their progeny remain. They are a challenge to the wilderness and often not well adapted to the…Our favorite camp site faces the bay on the edge of the dense semi-tropical forest.