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Sally and I have been really looking forward to our vacation. The NYS Broadband Grants are in and all the money was raised for the digital conversion at the theater. With all that hard work behind us we are looking for to some ...
... Lake Placid is a lovely place to visit, we wish we could stay longer.
The bar in the restaurant brews their own beer so Paul tries a sampler rack of beer. He is so tired after the big ride and we have another big ride ahead of us tomorrow to Bangor.
We have a really good sleep - we have resorted to two double beds rather than our king bed, to ensure we both get good ...
We drove through pouring rain - did not get to stop at Lake Forge - pouring rain. By the time we got to Lake Placid the rain had stopped and it was clearing to see the mountains. Haven't been here for a long time. The whole town is new - the old Lake Placid Club isn't there any more.
We headed out to Whiteface Mountain. FDR started the project - toll road - castle at ...
Oh well, all’s well that ends well. We are safely dumped (gives you mind pictures doesn’t it!?), leveled up, hooked up, have had a wonderful supper of Linguini and white clam sauce (not as good as yours Ernie, but pretty good) and have settled in for the evening. From our site we were able to watch the last hour and a half of the bikers ride past and cheer them on. We were amazed that many of them at this point in the bike run (after swimming the ...
... and 1980 Olympic Ice Rinks. The "Miracle" Ice Rink still gets me. The guy working the desk at the museum was working concessions at the rink during the 1980 US/Russia game.
We then hiked about 2 miles to the Lake Placid Lodge. Had some great drinks at the bar, and great conversation with the bar tender and other patrons.
Great day. Heading the Burlington, VT and Lake Champlain tomorrow.
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