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August 11th, 2013 | Canada

BIG Birthday, No Bash !!

Since the day we started out on our epic ride, the Big Fella and I have marked our journey by the numbers… We figured it would be easier to say things such as “103 countries”, or “6 Continents” or even “5 Oceans”, than to actually list them !! Like many people I know, I have […]

August 11th, 2013 | Canada

The Cabot Trail…

The weather had improved, and after checking to see how long before the next cold front would come tearing down over Cape Breton, I saw that I had a very short window of opportunity available to me. Although the Atlantic side of the island was due to be bathed in full sunshine for most of […]

August 10th, 2013 | Canada

North Sydney and a Change of Heart…

The few days I spent in North Sydney at the Heritage Home B&B were both pleasurable and frustrating. Pleasurable, because I was made to feel at home by the owner Juana, who went out of her way to make my stay as comfortable and interesting as was possible. She gave me tidbits of information that […]

August 9th, 2013 | Canada

Bad Weather and Blind Ferry Captains…

After a week spent on Prince Edward Island, I am back in Nova Scotia, with hopes of getting to Newfoundland. I arrived in Cape Breton last night, and today the weather has closed in, with heavy rain forecast over the next few days… To make matters worse, one of the three ferries that service Newfoundland […]

August 8th, 2013 | Canada

Cape Breton…

I left the farm we had been staying on and ride along the coast towards the Confederation Bridge. I rode through the villages of Rice Point, Canoe Cove and Argyle Shore, and then had to take a little detour along a dirt road due to a bridge being down somewhere. Once through Hampton and Victoria, […]

August 7th, 2013 | Canada

Prince Edward Island…

Prince Edward Island, or just P.E.I., as it is most often referred to, is Canada’s smallest province, both in area and population. It lies cradled between three other provinces; to the west by New Brunswick province, to the south by Nova Scotia; and to the east by Cape Breton Island, and is separated from all three, by […]