There is nothing more miserable in the world than to arrive in paradise and look like your passport photo.
— Erma Bombeck
This view is looking north towards some of the eastern Catskills into Greene County. On the left is Indian Head Mountain (3573 feet/1088 m). Just as the southwestern Catskills, around Sullivan and southern Ulster Counties, became known as the "Borscht Belt" for their many hotels catering principally to a Jewish clientele, the northeastern Catskills are often referred to as the "Irish Catskills" for their large population of Irish descent. The Durham area contains an Irish-American museum and hosts several Irish and Celtic-themed festivals each year.
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