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Apr 30, 2015 - Tracing the Fingers

We have made it to New York, with no major problems. We are not at our final destination, but in a beautiful area of the state called the Finger Lakes. Years ago glaciers spread across this region and formed these lakes which tend to look like the fingers of a hand. The area between the fingers is rolling hills, mostly farmland, so that from the high point between lakes you can see one lake to the east and one to the west. While I love Lake George in the Adirondacks, you can’t really see the lake unless you are on it because of the...

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Sep 14, 2012 - Travel Day - Destination Finger Lakes

Today was a travel day. We packed up and left Gifford Pinchot State Park in Pennsylvania and headed north to New York's Finger Lakes region. We arrived at Sned-Acres Family Campground in Ovid, NY around six o'clock and just got started setting up when it began to rain. So Lee connected the electricity and water and went inside to stay dry. He'll hook up the sewer connection tomorrow. The park has WiFi available at the site so we won't use our satellite for the week which is good because there's a lot of tall trees in the line of sight.

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Sep 8, 2010 - Finger Lakes, NY

Leaving Fort Drum, to the begging of kids and grandkids to come back soon, we drove to a small town, near Syracuse, to visit some Rotary friends. We arrived to find they had a great deck, overlooking the lake in their back yard and that's where we spent most of the afternoon and then had dinner. It was such a beautiful setting. They asked is we could stay longer than one night, but we decided we'd better keep moving - it was much too comfortable there and we didn't want to abuse the welcome. On Wednesday, we went to Rotary with Bob and...

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