Travel Blogs from Lake Placid
... new to them fifth wheel camper, I could see the twinkle in Phil's eyes a mile away. It was also great fun going out on the trails, picking oranges and grapefruit right off the trees. We also made friends with a couple who camped there - Earl and Linda and their kids and grandkids. Earl says all you have to do is give these grandkids a swamp donkey and a biscuit and they can entertain themselves for hours. Earl invited all of us over ...
... during the weekdays, we had a wonderful time viewing the
wildlife, hiking and sharing a campfire – it felt great being in a
tent again. I headed north toward Toronto and Cindy went west to
Tampa to help her daughter (new grandchild in early May).
Late May I expect to be touring
Northern Ontario pulling a new used trailer (indoor plumbing and a
furnace)... Expect more blogs then...
... and it was Maurie Fields who recommended me to Art Luden. Maurie had seen me performing at the South Melbourne Sunday Sippers Club, with Ronny Clegg,Tom Cafney Lional Rose,Ronny Biggs...etc. Maurie was a ukulele player himself and was impressed with the way l played banjo.
l went onto appearing regularly on all the TV variety shows of that time. Namely, Don Lane, Ernie Sigley, Pete Smith and Bert ...
... 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 ...
... to keep Ozzi quiet from disturbing the birds. It was an amazing sight to see all these birds enjoying the place together. Wayne took many photos and then returned to the car and drove us down among the birds. He said there was one surprise among the birds and as we approached I saw the the surprise was one huge alligator. Wayne had been down among these birds with this huge alligator just lying ...