The Hotel Ithaca
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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 ...
... leave the place we had grown to call home. There were final projects, poster presentations, and an offer on the table for a position as an ambassador of Sant’Anna (which I have since accepted). We spent days on the beach, renting vespas, playing futbol, eating Kebab, and we made many trips to our beloved "Wine Lady" who filled our 3-liter jugs with Dolce Vino oh so sweetly.
We started taking a million pictures again, just as we had when we first ...
... t recall it being this small:
A couple of sisters remembered our previous visit, they told me after the meeting. But for me the highlight of the week was finally honouring my statement that I'd visit Charlene one day.
She did remember me, too. "You write about sports or something, don't you?" she asked me. The main reason, though, was that she didn't expect anyone in Australia to know where ...
... one along from Seneca Lake. From there he took me for a quick jaunt around the district and more little falls... like this one:
We returned to his home for breakfast after that, Charlene came around too and it was quite sad that we all had something else to do that day and had to go our separate ways.
My path was to Watkins Glen to meet up with Michael Argetsinger. Michael is one of the sons of Cameron Argetsinger, who ...
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