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A Night of Camping at Lazy Acres in East Otto, New York - Little Observationist
As much as I love the throbbing pulse of city life in London, it’s nice to go home and indulge in a bit of nature. Jorge and I spent a few days in North Tonawanda, New York with my family this month before heading down to the Big Apple (more on that later). While we were there, my brother took us, and our parents, to his sanctuary – the Lazy Acres campgrounds about an hour drive away in East Otto not far from an Amish neighborhood where buggies are parked in the driveways. Careful not to spin dust onto the corn crops along the way, we crawled through camp to Colin’s site at 5 mph. We arrived late afternoon, set up in his trailer that sleeps 8 people. First priority? The fire, of course. The fire is the best part of camping. When we were kids, we used newspaper “coals” to get it going. This time Dad took on the task with some kindling. It didn’t take too long before the crackling sound danced through the air, flames reaching for more wood. The smokey camping scent swirling up into the tree branches circling above us. Colin had plenty of logs lined …