Balloons! Beer! Boats!

oktoberfest 2009 chug cropThere were a lot of fun things to do this past weekend.

Here are a few pics of the fun from Paul, Sebastien and Upstater...

Paul got up early to capture a handful of photos at this year's foggy Adirondack Balloon Festival:

balloonfest 2009

The fog actually makes for some cool photos. Here are more pics from other photographers.

It looks like Sebastien (and a whole lot of other people) had a great time at the Wolff's Oktoberfest:

oktoberfest 2009

You gotta check out the rest of that chugging contest sequence.

And Upstater put together this slideshow of the wooden Dutch ships that were here over the weekend for the Hudson quadricentennial:

(Thanks, Paul, Sebastien, and Upstater!)

balloon photo: Paul Gallo
Oktoberfest photo: Sebastien B


I have a few pics from Oktoberfest as well.

Yes, I feel like a local celebrity for chugging half of the boot. I have had several people email me this site, and the blog on the TU. Who knew I would be rocketed to stardom from chugging beer! I've actually had people come up to me and say, I saw your picture online, did you finish it? For the record, no. And also, for the record, I was HURTING the next day :)


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