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New York Day one

April 18, 2011

Today we “slept in” and then tried to go find some antique stores for Katee. All the addresses we had for antique stores, however, led us to residential neighborhoods…and we decided we didn’t want to go up to the doors and ask them if they really were antique stores. So we decided to go to downtown Elmira and look around. Along the way we stopped in Montour Falls to see the falls.

Shequaga Falls

Black and white

My companions didn't like the photo with them in it, so all you get to see is me with the $7 sweatshirt I picked up on one of our Wal Mart trips =)

Cafe in Montour Falls

Church in Montour Falls

After Montour Falls we went to Watkins Glen and walked around. We had lunch right on the water at this really nice and very yummy restaurant. Since 3 of the people in our group have decided to go gluten free, I got to eat the WHOLE loaf of buttery, garlic bread that came with our meal (it was amazing!). So while everyone is hungry now, I am still nice and full. =)

Seneca Lake outside the restaurant where we had lunch (in Watkins Glen)

On the dock

So I'm actually in London, surprise! =)

Another waterfall we found. Sadly this park was closed so we couldn't get close enough to the falls to get a good picture.

On our way home from Watkins Glen, we stopped at the bus station to see if Katee’s luggage had come in. While she waited for the bus to arrive, Hannah and I walked over to see the beautiful old churches around the corner.

One of the many churches in downtown Elmira

Katee’s luggage was on the bus, so she was very happy as we made our way home. Tomorrow is Geneva and Niagara Falls and then Wed we head to the city. =)

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. Mom permalink
    April 18, 2011 4:12 pm

    Antique stores, huh?! Does this mean you are being a devoted daughter & looking for license plates for your dad? Hee, hee, hee! 🙂

    • jenmarie33 permalink*
      April 18, 2011 4:24 pm

      Oh does he need NY? I couldn’t remember…I’ll call you if I find some =)

  2. April 19, 2011 8:27 am

    Loved the pictures! Hope you have fun at Niagara falls. 🙂

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