Delayed start this morning , had to stock up on essentials, wine, beer and bread with taxi run to the local market.
Away at 10 towards Saugities about 50 miles upriver.
First an anticline for Mrs. O,
or maybe not, I was no great shakes at Geology.
Then a little railroad station, the line runs right along the river bank.
Not much is it but just up the hill and hidden in the trees something more befitting a Roosevelt
Drama later as I get a bug on my navigation computer.
A seventeen year Cicada and they are out in their thousands this year.
Lovely day, water about seventy feet deep, rolling along about eight knots, nothing to do but admire the scenery
and dodge the barges.
But when they put a house in the middle of the river, some attention should be paid to the depthsounder.
Mid-Hudson Shoal, with a view of the Catskill Mountains in the background.
Finally into Saugities Creek, it’s narrow, this is looking out!
Troy tomorrow, maybe.