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... freezing! A wind blows through that is chilling. UGG boots for everyone.
I buy a fleecy and some shoes and then back on the road, back to my old friend exit 17, which second time round I know well. The drive on the minor roads through too Poughkeepsie, is very pretty and interesting. It is like there nas been no development since the 1970's. Crossing the Hudson River into Poughkeepsie is spectacular over a huge bridge.
Poughkeepsie. Pronounced ...
... br> I enjoyed very good pizza and a couple of Victory Pils. There was a table of GP&TR fans next to us, having joined in the conversation, Richard (the #1 fan) surreptitiously picked up our tab. Brilliant.
Before the concert I met Steve and his family over from England. Steve is also doing something nutty like me.
The Tarrytown Music Hall is very old theatre that has been saved from demolition by the efforts of the local community. It is staffed by ...
... I have a lovely view of the of the New York State Thruway from the 4th floor.
After spending a few hours recovering, I ventured outside and went up the road to Demeter's Tavern and Sports Bar. Four pints of Samual Adams Winter Lager while watching 16 (count them) TV screems showing baskbetball and gridiron is a very fine way to keep jet lag at bay.
Lessons learnt from my first day? You must look left when crossing the road.
... with the campers. I'd like to spend more time with the kids in my campstead but one of the good things about being at the pool all day, other than my stunning sun tan, I get to get to know all the kids and counselors on the camp from all of the different campsteads. Many of the kids told us that they liked swimming lessons better than free swim. Even some of the more challenging campers seemed like different people when they were ...
... made a wrong turn on the trail. I've yet to really make a mistake like this, but it seems to happen to everyone at some point, I'm sure my moment will arrive!
Only 18 today so I arrive at camp at 4:30!! It's wonderful to just sit around. We are next to a road so I splurge and in true wilderness fashion, order a pizza with Alpine. We enjoy some of the amazing trail magic left behind by "Jim and Helen" from Manhattan. We bumped into them right after ...