Snoqualmie to Yakima, Washington Road reports from Snoqualmie Pass indicated that aside from a bit of poorer visibility, I should have no problems with road conditions. Snoqualmie Pass and a couple of other ridges between Snoqualmie and Yakima were the … Continue reading
Heading home – First leg – Staten Island to Poughkeepsie, NY When we first woke and looked across the bay, there was a low fog obscuring the New York City skyline but it didn’t last long.
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Arrived in Gainsville, Florida about 7AM after continuous driving from Toronto, set up the tent and then cycled for 64 km on the Hawthorne trail.
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We left Toronto early Wednesday morning and headed for the Windsor/Detroit border crossing. The roads in Toronto were pretty messy with a combination of ice and slush making loading the bikes onto the truck and general packing activities a bit … Continue reading
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New Orleans, Louisiana The first thing to do was find out where there was a good place to eat. So we asked, “Where is the French Quarter is a good place to eat?” And they answered, “Man, where you from? … Continue reading
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Breeding Bird Survey – Alfred Bog, Alfred, Ontario When Gerhard and I do the breeding bird survey at Alfred Bog, we need to get there early in the morning, which, in June, means getting up at about 4AM. On this … Continue reading
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