[dmalbum path=”/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Erie Canal/”/]On a rainy,foggy Thursday morning May 24,we headed up the Hudson River.We passed West Point and many lighthouses and trains a castle and the Mariner’s Restaurant(Where my Friend Terry frequented when he lived in New York).The trip across the Erie Canal begins in Troy,NY at Lock#1.We tied up Sunday nightMay 27 at the town terminal in Waterford Harbor(The Gateway to the New York State Erie Canal System) below Lock#2. We purchased our canal pass and adjusted our fenders for the numerous number of locks.
Meet the Harem Crew
Julie Brattset is the author of "They Call My Grandpa Captain". She was born in Chicago, IL. and now lives in Holland, Michigan with her husband, Al Brattset. She enjoys spending the summers on the boat with her family and friends.
Al Brattset is the illustrator of "They Call My Grandpa Captain". He began illustrating in 2012 after completing the "Great Loop". He wanted to share his love of boating with his grandchildren.