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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 ...
... see if we can find it. We don't speak french very well but are willing to try for a couple days.
This morning we head out early to a laundromat to do 3 weeks of laundry and catch up on internet and this blog. We arrive early at 7 AM so have the run of the place. Later this morning we will pick up our care package of medicines and fresh coffee sent by our good freind, Paalaka, from the village.
Then its off to ...
Got an early start to head for Lake Placid. Going through Customs only took five minutes.
The highway was the same scene, more corn fields. We got onto Rt. 3 and it was not my favorite. It was very hilly, curvy, and the rain started. There were only two lanes making it not pleasant for Rich to hear me complain about how I did not sign up for a 7 hour car ride on this type of road conditions. He finally asked if ...
We left Black Lake today and headed toward Vermont. We didn't make it.
We did, however, drive through the Adirondacks and somehow managed to drive into the bike portion of an Ironman race. No, I mean we drove into it! Imagine how those guys on bikes felt after swimming for 2.4 miles, then trying to ride their bikes for 112 miles, only ...
... place. Easy to see why they chose to hold the winter Olympics of 1932 and 1980 here. We did some driving around the area and village as well to be sure to take in all the sights.
We then made our way back to Plattsburgh for a pizza and a walk with Ozzi. Not a late night as we'll be driving around Lake Champlain to Burlington, Vermont for some shopping ...