Western Canada….. finally

It’s my last day on the road. Last day traveling. By the time I reach Vancouver I will have driven at least 12,000 km.

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I’ve been very fortunate, thus far (still have to drive from Penticton to Vancouver today) with weather and nothing dramatic. Hope the trend continues for the day.

I have seen SO much terrain, beautiful show stopping, provocative scenery. I have been with so many types of families, homes, motels, and had such a variation of conversations along the way.

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I have a lot to think about. To process.

I am very thankful for this voyage.

But.

We still have some route to do so BUCKLE up and one more final route.

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Rocks and Trees and Trees and Rocks and … waterrrrr!

A Canadian group, The Arrogant Worms, coined my title. I borrowed it from their fun song, Rocks and Trees.  It’s true, true, true! Northern Ontario fascinates me with its wilderness and its people. IMG_5367trip Today I searched for a truck stop for breakfast and was dubious when… Continue reading “Rocks and Trees and Trees and Rocks and … waterrrrr!”

Sault Ste. Marie, Cirque, some memories…

I’ve lost count what day this is on my return road trip. Does it really matter?

Tonight I sit in a motel in Nipigon, the same town where I stopped on the way east. This time I chose a better motel.

Today I drove from Sault Ste. Marie (the “Soo”). The day was perfect. Dry roads and clear, sunny skies. I’m a lucky mook as it had snowed in this area in the day or two before. Whew… that was close!

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