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.
Monday Mural: rabbit carp - Along the edge of Chinatown near the 880 freeway stands a running frieze of colorful murals. This one caught my fancy because it blends two animals. Wou...
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