First, let me say that St. John ROCKS. What a great town, with so much to do and recommend it. Maybe a little off the beaten track, but ABSOLUTELY worth the effort! More on that in a bit. And it is pronounced “New-Found-LAND” with emphasis on the “LAND.” I kept wanting to say “Newfundlund” and
Month: July 2018
Cape Breton Island, and Points East!
Getting to Cape Breton was an easy and VERY SCENIC drive. Nova Scotia is an AWESOME place. Small towns. Coastal Vistas. Pine Forests. Really great for a slow drive with no place to be in particular. But, we DID have a place to be: The Cape Breton Highlands National Park, which sits like a bullseye
Do Things Really Happen for a Reason…
Up until retiring I would have answered, “Yes, things DO happen for a DEFINITE reason.” Because when computers screw up, “The reason” that “thing” happens can often be found sitting at the keyboard!! And unscrambling that relationship had been my profession. But that is not what this post is about. Don’t worry, I am
CFAs, heading east to PEI!
Our Canadian Expedition has continued in force! We spent a couple nights in a beach town called Shediac in New Brunswick. Our RV spot was a municipal park – very nice facility for cheap!. The town itself is fairly flat and we got the bikes down and used them to get around. Never even
Roaming SPECTACULAR Québec
Heading eastward, we had a mixed bag of days where we have picked spots and made reservations interspersed with stretches where we have nothing planned. Our eventual destination will be Prince Edward Island, off the coast of New Brunswick/Nova Scotia. Along the way, our various Canadian friends strongly recommended that we visit the Gaspé peninsula.
Enjoying Québec and Québécois
Our exit from Ottawa and travel to the area north of Montreal was uneventful. Roads: Good. Traffic: Moderate. Weather: hot and expected to be WAY HOT. Campground: BOOKED in Laurentien Mountain cottage country north of Montreal. Canada Day Festivities: Of course! Friends Joe and Shelly Havas: Apparently still friends and still willing to receive
Hospitality in A Special Place in Hell
From NOTL, the McDowell and Harris nomad nation broke camp and headed for Ottawa, where longtime friends Fidele and Blair Davidson reside. Too far to make it in one day, we settled on a little town called “Cobourg” on Lake Ontario. Mike and Fran selected an RV Park in the Marina right on the Lakefront
Off the Rails More Than on Them
Thot for the day if you just turned 60…(click here) Our scheduled appointment with destiny and McDowell was intended for the Jordan Valley Campground, near Niagara on the Lake in Ontario. We were planning to get to the campground on the 20th; they were to arrive 21 June (having just sold their house, so now