A little drive from yesterday

by Websterella May. 25, 2009 1784 views

Yesterday I drove from my brother's about an hour and a half north to New Paltz to wander around the Ulster County craft fair. There's one every Memorial and Labor day up at the fair grounds. Haven't gone in years.

Didn't take any in the fair (as you are discouraged from photographing people's work). But here's what I did shoot.

So driving up state on the NYState Thruway the first rest stop is “Sloatsburg” or as known in our family, “The First Pishy Stop.” This was about as far as my mother could get without needing to pee. It used to look more “authentic”.

Now it's got a 2 level parking garage.

What's THAT all about?

(taken through the sun roof).

Finally, got into new Paltz. A little colonial church for gecko.

I like their red door.

New Paltz is a college town and very artsy fartsy. They have a hostel, next to the Trailways station.

Purdy flahrs as they wouldn't let me take any pics in the fair.

more flahrs

Walkill Farm market. Required stop on the way out of town. Not much in the way of produce but I got an ice cream.

It's a sign

Flahrs by the road.

Wallkill river. (again through the sun roof)

Neato building. I don't know what they do here, but I bet it's got something to do with caffeine.

This makes no sense. Do you have any idea how far we are from submarine accessible water? At least 60 or 70 miles.

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Websterella 7 years, 12 months ago

I have to remember to spend more time wandering around town when I go to this thing. Maybe I'll do a weekend for Labor day and stay up at Mohunk.

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Moxie 7 years, 12 months ago

New Paltz is one of my favorite hippy-granola towns. Used to have a few tie-dyes from there. Thanks for the visit.

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Websterella 7 years, 12 months ago

I think it says Episcopal.

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Sarez 7 years, 12 months ago

is it the lutheran chucrch that has the red doors?

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Ifpics 7 years, 12 months ago

Agree with previous, #13 is fab!

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Lizby1 7 years, 12 months ago

Love that weird shack thing.

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Snkysally 7 years, 12 months ago

That neato building is neato.

7 years, 12 months ago Edited
Quailia 8 years ago

Love the neato building....

8 years ago Edited
Beth 8 years ago

nice red doors

8 years ago Edited
Megaera 8 years ago

Ah a memorial for my other half... oh wait, he's not dead.

8 years ago Edited
Poppyg 8 years ago

love the red door and the flowers and the neato building.

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