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Thursday, April 13, 2006

To NY and back by breakfast

Last saturday I took an early morning drive to NY to pick up a mtn bike that I won on ebay. The bike, of course, was a steal. But the even greater reward was the adventure. I met the owner on the NY side of the Crown Point Bridge. I followed the valleys on the way there (to Burlington and then down along Lake Champlain through farm country) and then up and over the Green Mountains on the way back (via Appalachian Gap). It was 170 miles of pure bliss - looking at the scenary, stopping to take pictures, picking up a fresh blueberry muffin, and jamming to tunes. The soundtrack was provided by The Wrens - Meadowlands, Broken Social Scene - Broken Social Scene, & Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Show Your Bones. Here are some of the sights.

Total, complete, ABSOLUTE!
Vergennes, VT Is the bus going to pick me up today? You betcha! Looking at Vermont who knew there was a Rodin on the monument in Crown Point?Eastern view from App Gap (notice the snow covered road - driving was a nightmare!)

Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Pin.mp3

The Wrens - Everyone Chooses Sides.mp3

Broken Social Scene - Baroque Social.wma

5 Comments:

  • At 5:15 PM, Blogger Dewey said…

    Great photos. Have a good holiday.

     
  • At 1:00 PM, Blogger Jim said…

    awesome pictures!

    i need to roadtrip i guess

     
  • At 7:39 PM, Blogger Isaac said…

    Really liked the photos.

     
  • At 8:38 PM, Blogger mindlessgirl said…

    this was a rad post...sorry it took me a week to get off my patooty to read it...
    pssst...crown point is gross and i can say that b/c i am from upstate ny...

     
  • At 6:50 PM, Blogger Susan Williamson said…

    Great hotos. I loved the one of the Absolute Data Destruction truck. Enjoy your bike!

     

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