Tag: Winter Olympics

The Woods are Calling and I Must Go – Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY

On our first full day in the Lake Placid area, we decided to head over to Mt. Van Hoevenberg (hereafter Mt. Van H) which was the site of the 1980 Winter Olympics cross-country races (and bobsleigh/bobsled for 1932). There is a lovely story about the man for which Mt. Van Hoevenberg (oh all right sometimes … Continue reading The Woods are Calling and I Must Go – Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Lake Placid, NY

Anything but Vacation – Lake Placid, NY

Where in the world to start with Lake Placid? I cannot think of a better place to spend a week during the Winter Olympics, yet our being there was an accident of fate, or rather hurricane. Originally our February vacation week was planned for Puerto Rico but then Maria happened and we had to make … Continue reading Anything but Vacation – Lake Placid, NY