Monthly Archives: July 2011
The Adirondacks in general and Lake George in particular are extremely photogenic. Nearly everyone who comes for a visit is inspired by the beauty of this locale and they go home with lots of wonderful pictures and memories. While not everyone can match the artistry of Carl Heilman, the beauty of Lake George makes even ordinary snapshots extraordinary. Folks who have read Desperate Hours have been e-mailing all sorts of pictures to me as they explore Lake George looking for the venues described in the book.
There seems to be a lot of curiosity about Wapanak Castle. Many people who go to Lake George have never seen it, even if they have ventured on to Green Island. It is there, but it is nestled away in the trees so you do have to look for it. It is a six-bedroom, four bath residence on the lake between the condos and the beautiful and historic main building of the Sagamore Resort. Although I have never been fortunate enough to stay in the Castle, I understand that it is elegantly decorated. The description found in Desperate Hours is purely how I imagine it would be. Continue reading