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... we weren't supposed to know that EVERYTHING was closed on a Sunday here! So with that we got back in the car and set off for the other towns we had in mind to see over the next few days.
Within an hour we had seen the towns of Lenox, Stockbridge, Great Barrington and Lee - ok, so maybe we didn't anticipate how small and sleepy these towns actually were!
Back at base we realised ...
Just before leaving Mechanicville we got an email from Lock One Marina that they had still not received our filters.... at least we now knew we would be at our anchorage at a good hour! We left just after 8 am to tackle the last two locks in the Champlain Canal and the Federal Lock at Troy. We did still stop at Lock One Marina for diesel, and he filled us up so quickly we were even still able to make it through Lock 1 with the other sailboat Callipyge we had been traveling ...
It was a two hour train ride from Grand Central to the end of the line at Wassiac, in Massachusetts. From there I was picked up and driven another hour to Alford, home to the Bevans, Mary's relatives who have lived in the States for the last 50 years.
We found John and Tricia to be very generous with there time and extremely gracious hosts during our stay. They actually tried to run us ragged with daily tours of the local ...
We are meandering our way from Hudson, NY to Bartlett, NH. Our big pow wow late last night was to decide our route for today. Decision time. Straight toward Bartlett or take some back roads through the Berkshires and take in the special Van Gogh exhibition at The Clark in Williamstown, Ma.? We've been cued in to this exhibit by our friends Judy and Robert - and we go decide to go for The Clark – it’s ...
... on an area no larger than 5-10 square feet. The rock ended up in this position when the glaciers that once covered this area melted and left this for us to see. It was unfortunate that this cool natural feature has been vandalized by ignorant people spray painting various things on the rock face.
All the same, it was a neat thing to see. Tomorrow, we are off to learn to kayak rapids in the Deerfield ...
Other places to stay in Pittsfield
1 West St, Pittsfield | 3 star hotelfrom $129
1055 South Street, Pittsfield | 3 star hotelfrom $114
1350 West Housatonic Street, Pittsfield | 2 star hotelfrom $118
20 West Housatonic St., Rt 20, Pittsfield | Hotelfrom $73