The Adirondacks are great for hiking and kayaking, but even relaxing by a creek may turn out very special there, as it happened to us at the so-called Potholers on the East Canada Creek. One of the reasons was that it was secluded enough to have the spot to ourselves most of the time, so we stayed comfortably naked.
Upstream from where we stayed, the creek was deep enough for swimming.
Downstream were the rocks, flat and comfortable – you can’t ask for a better way of relaxation than chilling outdoors with the sound of running water.
Well, maybe if you get in that running water for a shoulder massage!
Some of the “potholes” create perfect natural bathtubs, where you could sit with the water flowing over your shoulders and massaging you! And the temperature of the water was (in July) just perfect – refreshing but not chilling.
It was also nice to go behind that water wall and close yourself from the outer world for a moment.
Of course you could still see through, even though quite distorted. But there were some very peculiar things to observe indeed!
Check out this video:
We are pretty sure this behavior has never been seen (or at least recorded) before, and we still don’t know its meaning. What is it?
Maybe that is what happens when naturists become naturalists and artists at the some time 🙂
On that trip, we also visited the G-lake. It was great for swimming, but while bushwalking around it, one of us got stung by wild bees!
And not to make you completely against the idea of visiting this lake, we also saw a leech there. But it was actually a pretty sight, because it swam gracefully at the surface and was brightly colored – green with orange spots; so I actually regretted I didn’t have my camera at that moment. Well, but at least we were lucky to record the elusive Homo tritonii at the Potholers!