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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 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 4th, 2013 | Canada

Tiernan and Rachel’s Wedding…

After a quiet morning at our hotel, Patricia and I unpacked our “wedding gear” in preparation for Tiernan and Rachel’s wedding, which was to be held later that afternoon. I am continually amazed at how my wife can conjure up a beautiful ensemble from a suitcase that looks as if it doubles as a laundry […]

August 1st, 2013 | Canada

Into Nova Scotia – The Long Way Round !!

It was colder in New Brunswick than it had been in Maine, and it began to dawn on me that I probably did not have enough cold weather gear with me. I had left the large silver duffel bag that contained my neck warmers and spare gloves back in New Jersey, believing that I wouldn’t […]

July 30th, 2013 | Canada

New Brunswick – Canada.

The most direct route from Appleton in Maine, to Saint John in New Brunswick, would have taken us along Route 9, and a little over 4 hours of riding. I chose instead to follow the coastal route in northern Maine and visit Acadia National Park in the process. I had heard that the scenery along […]

August 6th, 2012 | Canada

The End of an Epic Ride…

Our arrival in Windermere today, on the shores of Lake Windermere, heralded the end of an epic ride for the “Prudhoe Bay Posse”… The last three weeks have been a blur of traveling through some amazing scenery, in weather conditions both mild and sometimes grim; loading and unloading the bike; and of course, much fun […]