Travel Blogs from Wanakena
... plans. At 12:30 pm we head out to the Port Kent Ferry. We travel route 3 through Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and then pass White Face Mountain in Wilmington, NY. It's a beautiful ride. We took parts of this ride years ago with Ken Burns and crew. Fun!! The Ferry to Burlington, VT was 15 minutes out when we arrived. Plenty of time to be engaged by a couple from Vancouver. We talked ...
Our braking unit had arrived! K&D woke up at 5 am to alarm notifying battery dead, transferred food to cooler. Ken and Dan spent the day trouble shooting trying to figure out why the battery didn't recharge on the drive to this site. Trip to Pottsdam am, (80 mi round trip) to get backup battery and charger. Then they discovered after further troubleshooting that the truck did not have a relay fuse for ...
... our tour guide always answered: "We're almost there". Well, I had a bit of a different definition of "almost there", because it took us another hour. After more than thirteen hours, we arrived back at our lean-to and were very happy to see Bill. Besides dinner nothing else happened, and everyone fell asleep right away after this tiring day.
Time to hike back to civilization
All that was planned for the third day of the hike was to return to the trailhead where ...
... and in 1950 when Dodge Gym burned to the ground.
This history from Manlius came back to me as I got to Massawepie in early June. We had lived in Cottage 2 for three years during the summer, until the lake and all properties were sold to the Boy Scouts in September of 1951, as I mentioned in an earlier post. I proudly stood on the front porch at age 9 holding my first fish, a magnificent, and delicious, Lake Trout. ...
You Can Make It a Good Day
"Have a good day!"… How often do you hear that phrase in the course of a day? At the store, doctor's office, place of work, or school? How often do you say it to another? At the heart, it is a wish that something good will happen to the other person, and that they may be blessed in some way. It actually requires nothing of us or the other person for ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking