Holiday Inn Schenectady
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Epic Road Trip – Day 15 – September 3, 2010
Miles Driven: 500
Hurricanes Avoided: 1
Hurricane Earl came north, and we fled before it. Okay, it wasn't quite that dramatic. We were planning on leaving anyway as the campground was full up for the night. I’m sure all of those Labor Day campers were surprised to …
... The farm is complete with corn field mazes, farm animals, gold old kids rides and just all round family fun! We started off with Phase 1 maze and we conquered it easily. When it was time to do phase 2 maze, Cathy quickly said that she was taking the girls to the animals so Michael, Jack, Dave and myself started phase 2. It didn't take me long to realise why Cath wasn't so eager to do ...
After another big sleep in this morning, Cathy kindly offered to take us for a drive after lunch to Vermont, a state over from New York State. We went to a little town called Bennington. Absolutely gorgeous as the trees are starting to loose their leaves for the fall. It would be spectacular when all the trees have turned to fall colour. We went up into the Bennington Tower which overlooks the township ...
... set so cold). About 2.5 hrs later we were in Albany the capital of New York State. Here they have some gorgeous old building as well, the architecture is amazing. From here we were going to hire a car but as we were both exhausted and not that confident in driving we caught the local bus to Niskayuna, about half an hour and then a taxi to Cath's place. A lot less stressful. Cath and Michael live in a gorgeous area, very quiet and surround by ...
I bought a new camera for this trip. Thought it was time to upgrade from my Nikon Coolpix point and shoot so we bought a Nikon Coolpix with a big ole zoom but its still basically a point and shoot, just doesn't fit in my purse now. Anyhow, it comes with one of the straps so you can carry it around your neck and really scream "tourist"!! Well I did just that ...strapped on the camera ...
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