This is the lower end of Lake George as seen from the ramparts of Fort William Henry, in the village of Lake George, NY. It's pretty typical of a summer day on the lake, hot, hazy and tourists parasailing.
This is probably the tourist spot for the eastern half of the Adirondacks. Million Dollar Beach, boat rides - the Lake George Steamship Company operates a paddle-wheel steamboat named Minne-Ha-Ha! Minnehaha is the lover of Longfellow's fictional Hiawatha. There was a real Hiawatha, and he co-founded the Iroquois League, centred mostly here in upstate NY.
Nearly home - Today's route was always going to be an 'on the day' decision, with Victoria enduring it's second cold snap and snow forecast. Taking a punt on clear sky, ...
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