Lake Placid Chalet
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Can't believe we're camping on the shores of Lake Champlain!!! We've had incredible experiences in this area of New York. This state continues to keep us on our toes!! We had an amazing hike through the Ausable Chasm where the river was rushing through a canyon of steep walls with incredible force (especially after several big storms the days before our visit.
Then yesterday we took a drive into the Adirondack mountains & rode our first gondola up the slope ...
... in roughly 6 hours. Feet wet, bodies aching and muscles sore we stumbled back into camp. We were so tired we collapsed on the hard picnic table bench seats for a few minutes before continuing with the tedious task of cooking dinner. This trip is basically a full time job! After a quick chill break we cooked a nice spaghetti dinner with garlic bread and a bottle of Atwater Red Blend wine we picked up in the Finger Lakes. It was a lovely reward which put us to ...
... soda fountain, and what boy doesn’t like crawling around stuff. Old soda fountain faucets and pumps make an awesome space ship or steam train or…. The barn at the Guide House had two antiques cars in storage and a half-full hayloft which was perfect for hay forts. A hike part-way around the lake brought one to the abandoned Camp Manhattan, or “The Porcupine Cabin” as we called it due to the prodigious number of porcupines ...
... the van and continued cleaning and stowing throughout the day in on-again, off-again rain. Because of the forecasted heavy rain in the region, some of the locks in the Erie canal have announced that they will be closing until the high water subsides. So far none of the locks on the Champlain Canal will be closed. We hope to get underway Sunday morning. Our first stop is expected to be Whitehall, New York.
... border patrol person. Thankfully he was lovely and went through everything with us before happily stamping our passports, taking our border crossing fee and sending us on our way. So that was it, we were in America. Yay! Tonight we are staying in Tupper Lake, a cute little town in New York State. From here we will head across to the east coast of Maine. The first time we have seen the ocean in a while and maybe the first time the temperature does not get below freezing. Maybe... Bec ...
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