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... 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 ...
... and take a walk in the forest. We see numerous conifer and deciduous trees mixed together
Lake Placid village is crowded with shops and people so we carefully drove through the crowded narrow streets. We stopped at Adirondack scenic railroad but the train wasn't back yet from its twice daily run. I got a photo next to the caboose for documentation and we looked around the old classic train station which is now a ...
... probably no wonder as it is so cold here. But, it was not a nice sight to see.
After what we thought was going to be a dismal visit, we were so surprised when the Sun Gods smiled down upon us.
We had dinner at Smoke Signals which is a BBQ restaurant. It over looked Mirror Lake. The lake was beautiful with tall trees surrounding it. The meal was so-so. I am afraid my BBQ ribs are better. The service ...
... around a corner and have a huge motorhome in their face! They hadn't even gotten to the 26.2 mile run yet. I can only imagine what they were worried would come at them during THAT portion of the race!
We found a KOA that had one spot left and parked it!
I did some laundry while Mike took the dogs out to chase down any straggling Iron ...
... away. What a beautiful drive through the Adirondacks region past mountains and gorges and rivers running along side the road. Very very beautiful scenery all along the way. We also passed Whiteface Mountain along our route which is very impressive.
We finally arrived in the village of Lake Placid where we strolled with Ozzi and enjoyed the many shops. A nice ice cream cone. What ...
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