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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 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 2nd, 2013 | Canada

To Prince Edward Island…

Mist had rolled in over Halifax during the night. When it finally lifted a little, all that was exposed was a dense grey bank of cloud that would hang above me for most of the day. I left the motel during what would have been rush hour, but the public holiday meant light traffic flow […]

August 1st, 2013 | Canada

Digby to Halifax – The Lighthouse Trail…

I left Digby after lunch, and knew I would have to ride hard to follow my original route to Halifax, mostly along the Lighthouse Trail on the western and southern coast of Nova Scotia. The first hour of my ride was an easy one, all the way along the coast oh Highway 101. Traffic was […]