Journey by Boat and Bike Along New York’s Historic Erie Canal: Day 3

The Otisco, one of Mid-Lakes Navigation's specially designed Lockmasters, cruising on New York's historic Erie Canal © 2013 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

Rochester, Spencerport, Brockport, Holley, Albion by Karen Rubin We awake on our second morning on the canal in Pittsford to beaming sunlight. I walk the couple of blocks from the canal park where we are docked to Starbucks where I … Continue reading

Day 2: Journey by Boat and Bike Along New York’s Historic Erie Canal

The Otisco, one of Mid-Lakes Navigation's Lockmasters, traveling on the Erie Canal © 2013 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com.

Fairport and Pittsford are Jewels Among Canal Towns by Karen Rubin The Grand Canyon may be a natural wonder, but the Erie Canal is a marvel of human industry and ingenuity. We are experiencing the Erie Canal by canalboat, a … Continue reading

Journey by Canal Boat and Bike Along New York’s Historic Erie Canal

Our Lockmaster canalboat, the Canadice, tied up at Fairport's dock © 2013 Karen Rubin/news-photos-features.com

by Karen Rubin I am at the helm of a 41-foot canal boat, a boat so enchanting and lovely, it turns heads and evokes waves, smiles, and snapped photos as it chugs pleasantly along at a top speed of 6 … Continue reading