Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Big Flats
Travel Blogs from Horseheads
We made it. This place is pretty cool. We only did about a third of what's here and we will have to come back. This gorge has been created over hundreds of years of erosion and is really worth the time. Need to plan for a full to 3/4 day to take all this in.
Bring your old hiking ...
We woke this morning to a beautiful 58 degree, sunny day and were heading out to Watkins Glen State Park by 7:30. It was a nice 2 mile hike around the gorge. Very few people on the trail that early so it was a nice time to photograph the rock formations, streams, and ...
We are about 500 miles into the trip and are now camping just south of Watkins Glen in Corning, New York. Yes, Corning is the home of Corning glass. We got here around 1:00 this afternoon, set up "camp" (ok....pushed a few buttons and everything was set up) and then headed about 12 miles (in the Jeep) to Watkins Glen and on North to the ...
... out on because the congregation had an assembly that day.
My reason for wanting to visit this particular congregation was that I'd met sister Charlene Greenfield at the 2003 International Convention in Sydney. We'd had a brief conversation and when she told me where she was from I told her I would call in to see her whenever I got to the USA.
The reason for this was that I knew that if I ever made the trip I would definitely go ...
... out with four pairs of shoes, they should keep me going for a while!
I then headed up the road to a truck stop and had a shower, some dinner and headed off to meet up with Charlene. I'd phoned her that morning so she knew I was coming and she was delighted that I'd remembered her. She vaguely remembered me, too ("You write about sports or something, don't you?") and we had a good chat.
Then along came Mika, the Japanese wife ...
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