Northeast and Maritime Canada 2011 travel blog

A Few of the Thousand Islands

Boldt Castle Is Built on Hart Island

The Dining Room Is Large

Tim on the Stairway to the Second Floor

A Bedroom on the Second Floor

Looking Across the St. Lawrence Seaway to Alexandria Bay, NY

The Gardens--a Heart Shape for Hart Island

More Beautiful Flowers

Another Feature at Boldt Castle

Remember the Skylight in the House Boat--Here Is the One in the...

Looking Down on the First Floor

Osprey Nest with Chicks

Sunset on the St. Lawrence from the RV Park

Another Sunset View


Today has warmed up a bunch--upper 80's on the Seaway. So we took a 4 hour boat tour thru the Thousand Islands and did a tour of Boldt Castle. The homes on the islands are really great--and there are lots of them. The Boldt Castle was started in 1900 by Mr. Boldt for his wife. Unfortunately, she died before it was finished--so it stayed that way until about 1970! Restoration has begun and the first two floors are finished along with the beautiful grounds and flower beds. The boat ride was fun with a little spray from the wind on the Seaway. We spotted several osprey nests with chicks on the channel markers. The sunsets over the St. Lawrence Seaway were really beautiful--we watched them all three nights during our stay.

Heading to Lake Placid tomorrow.



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