Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
... l took over Smackas Place and it didn't take long to fill the seats.
l renamed it "Banjo's" and ran it for 8 years.
Banjos was abuzz with jazz musicians, singers, dancers and comics. International acts like Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen from the UK and John King Cleary from New Orleans would pull in sellout audiences. Ricky May, who was a pal, would often make impromptu appearances always ...
... the trip l really need to
go as far as l can per gallon, so it's l think important that l have every mod.
l also need a good mechanic who'll go through the aircraft and make sure everything is at it's best for the trip.
Mooney's are so different than other aircraft.
The wings aren't attached to the fuselage like normal planes.
The Mooney is actually one big wing with the fuselage attached to ...
... in the Town of Okeechobee.
As we were leaving the area we noticed a large group of large birds which we needed to investigate. We stopped to see an amazingly large group of birds - pelicans, wood storks, herons, vultures, all together in one location and appearing quite happy to be there. Wayne had to go closer to investigate all the birds much closer.
I stayed back in ...
Started out the day going to the Club House to see the Craft Show and outdoor BBQ. Beautiful things, Jewellery, woodworking, photography, hand carved birds (of which we purchased one beautiful Upland Sandpiper). During our discussion with people at the sale about our bird watching we told them we had found the Caracara but were still looking for the painted ...
... with one of my life-long friends, Joanne Baker and her family, our dear friends Valerie & Rich Churchill, and rekindling the friendship we have made over the years with our other Lake friends, especially the Duke and the Moran families.
The kids really enjoy being on the water and participating in water activities. Tubing is a ...