Town House Lodge
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This morning we are up and on our way by 7:30am which is a new record for us.
We were dreading the border crossing back into the USA, but as it was early morning it only took us 15 minutes. Our destination is Lake Placid and it will be a long ride.
We stop for breakfast at a small town diner called 'Down on Main Street' in Wilson …
So the time had finally come for us to cross the border and say good bye to the beautiful and friendly Canadian people. There was some apprehension I will admit. We had our story straight, had a travel destination and had all required passports at the ready. We were two Australian residents, driving a car purchased and insured in British Columbia heading into New York State to visit for less than 90 days. We had a flight out of the country and had enough money to look after ...
10 August, 2001 with a return on 15 August,2001. Also hiked here 2003 and on several other ocassions. Best time to visit is summer, at least for me. Enough winter experience in Ottawa so don't need even more. For us the reason to go there, was to climb the 46 peaks. Each of these 46 peaks is to be 4000 feet or more in altitude. Began to hike the easier ones ...
... were 17", one meat lovers and one bbq chicken. It was US$30 and there was enough for lunch the next day, bargain.
So after such a cold day what does one do? Go for a swim of course. There's a great indoor pool with two spas that are so hot it hurts. We figure that must be because we are so cold. It's quite a nice way to end the day so this is what we have done every day, nice.
One thing we wanted to do while we are here is to go skiing but the weather the next day ...
... Not as nice of day as Sat. Fred and I went back to our room and rested and enjoyed the view. Went down to hotel Macaroni Grill for dinner. Took a hot jacuzzi tub bath. Could see the lights on the falls but it was foggy. Slept in, loved having our own ...
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