Ausable Chasm Motel
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... phone coverage after a 30 minute white knuckle drive. Our plan was to stay in Vermont though our iMap advised us that this involved a ferry crossing...the other option was a 6 hour trip that we were not up to.
There were no ferries running at this time so we stayed in the port town in the first hotel we passed that had a vacancy sign and we rolled into bed.
No photo's taken today!
... of the Labor Day long weekend. Our mission was to catch up with Karen's friend Lola and her sister, who had taken an extra couple of days off work to travel with us to Montreal for the long weekend.
Why Montreal? Well I needed to get my visa extended and we needed to party!
Lake Placid is where we chose to park the car for the weekend as it is only 100 miles or so from Montreal and Lola ...
We headed out early from Wellesley Island, intent on crossing the northern Adirondack mountains over to Plattsburgh, NY on the shores of Lake Champlain which separates upper Northeast New York State and Vermont. A ferry is required for the short route to Vermont so we will forego that because we want to head north up into Quebec.
We gradually rise in elevation from 200 ft to 1500 ft as we go deep into the Adirondack ...
... fall. We saw warning signs for deer, moose and bear! We did not see any though.
Traffic was very light up until this point. However, this changed when we were on I-91. It seemed we caught up with some vacationers. When we got to the MA Turnpike, it really changed and not for the better. We were bumper to bumper, but moving along. When ...
Well, we haven't had internet for 3 days...managed to pick up a wifi at a local place.
We have had a bit of touring and fun ... we hiked and rafted down the Ausable Chasm --- well recommended. We went to Plattsburgh for a doggie park and a tour to see where we'll pick up the ferry across Lake Champlain tomorrow. We will check out the ...