Travel Blogs from Kanata, Canada

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Still dizzy, but Family Fun should help!, Munster, Canada travel blog

Still dizzy, but Family Fun should help!

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

... :  Benign Positional Vertigo.     More details later - just realized, months later, as I looked at our trip map, that I hadn't posted anything about our trip to Canada in August, so will finish this up and add picture sometime later! ...

HOME !!!, Kanata, Canada travel blog

HOME !!!

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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All I wanted to do today was to get home. I left my Dad's place just before lunch and arrived home at six thirty pm. I took Highway 401 east to Toronto, then the toll highway number 407 around Toronto, then back onto Highway 401 to Highway 416 north to ...

Wrapup, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Wrapup

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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I have been home for a few days now and have been contemplating how to wrap up my trip. I thought I would describe the highs, lows, lessons learned, and what next. Overall I travelled 22,000 Kilometres, visited three countries, five Canadian ...

Last Day of Preparation, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Last Day of Preparation

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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... amazing bikes and are the best for long distance comfortable trips on paved roads. I have ridden in all provinces and territories in Canada on Goldwings including several gravel roads in the Yukon and Alaska, but it isn't an easy way to spend a day. The ...

HOME !!!, Kanata, Canada travel blog

HOME !!!

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

Today was the last day of my trip so I was anxious to complete it and be home. There is nothing like home, no matter where it might be. My Dad and I had an appointment with a financial fellow at 2:00 pm so I got on the road at 3:00 pm that put me in ...

Day From Hell, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Day From Hell

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

What a day! I had bought out the lease of my car, had sent the certified cheque to them, they had received it on Jan 2nd, they cancelled my Credit Card on Jan 5th, and all that I needed from them was the bill of sale to show that I had bought the ...

Trip Summary, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Trip Summary

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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... shootout between police and drug dealers where twenty one people were killed. These numbers are staggering. If this happened in Canada or the USA, it would result in some immediate permanent changes in policing and controls to STOP it very quickly. My ...

**No Pants Dance^^ & Mountain Biking Trip!!!, Kanata, Canada travel blog

**No Pants Dance^^ & Mountain Biking Trip!!!

A travel blog entry by katclassy

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Hey all, I know I had to put in a bunch of posts all at once - that is what happens when I procrastinate - but I have been super busy with so much happening in my life nowadays - I have been riding a wave of ascension it is incredible...love it... This ...

Less Than Two Weeks to Go, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Less Than Two Weeks to Go

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

... the bike from end to end. There was still some Alaska clay in hidden away places. As of today the plan is to leave Kanata, On, Canada on January 15, 2009 with the bike inside a U-Haul trailer and pull it over two days to Cummings Atlanta where my son ...

so *this* is reality, Kanata, Canada travel blog

so *this* is reality

A travel blog entry by owanderlustonz

i had wondered what would change back home, or within me, while i was away for this period of time. i felt in a lot of ways that i gained clarity, but not necessarily answers, about some of the more complicated areas of my life. some things i know ...

What a wild, wonderful week we've had!, Munster Hamlet, Canada travel blog

What a wild, wonderful week we've had!

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

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  We have been eating, drinking, swimming, partying, celebrating, visiting, eating, drinking, ad infinitum, non-stop since we  got here!   Greg's brother Mike and his wife Shar are hosts extroadinaire, and all the family and nearby ...

How It All Started, Kanata, Canada travel blog

How It All Started

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

This trip to the shore of James Bay started as an idea discussed while at work. Sylvain and I worked together, have the same motorcycles and we agreed that we should do a trip together some time in 2008.  Due to a lot of circumstances including me ...

The Final Day on the Road, Kanata, Canada travel blog

The Final Day on the Road

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

After an excellent breakfast John headed south on Route 111 into Val d'Or where he joined Highway 117 which runs south through La Verendrye Park spending a couple of hours running with another motorcycle and then south onto Highway 105  which runs ...

Summary, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Summary

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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The trip was a great time. We were able to escape the very bad weather that covered Eastern Canada most of the time while we were "up north" enjoying heat and sunshine.  The experience of riding the Route du Nord was exceptional as we were able to ...

CSEC Visit #1 - Day 1, Kanata, Canada travel blog

CSEC Visit #1 - Day 1

A travel blog entry by bsihra

Couldn't sleep so woke up early. For breakfast got a bowl of fruit which turned out to be a few slices. So was fairly hungry. I was trying to avoid gluten. Workshop went well. Learned a lot about the solution and options. We went to Moxies after to ...

Getting ready for the big trip, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Getting ready for the big trip

A travel blog entry by lizandgary

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Started planning in earnest for the 6 month trip to Thailand. Ready to go today except for work, house and cats. We'll get it sorted. October 1st, Cancelled everything that needs to be cancelled...we hope. Pool closed. House left in semi order. ...

Six Days To Go, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Six Days To Go

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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Well it's time to travel again !! After 16 years of riding all the provinces and territories (except Nunavut, More information  to come in August) the last major northern gravel road that needs visiting is the Trans Labrador Highway from ...

Countdown Underway, Stittsville, Canada travel blog

Countdown Underway

A travel blog entry by winebuff

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Almost everything is packed. Files have been moved to the portable computer. Necessary documents have been printed. All that remains to do is have the last supper with the kids and go over the schedule with them to guard the fort in our ...

PDT - Third Day, Kanata, Canada travel blog

PDT - Third Day

A travel blog entry by berlinerkranser

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Lots of briefings today. We learned a bunch of things. 3,000 people have passed through Pre-Deployment Training (PDT) with SNC Lavalin-PAE, and there are approximately 320 employees on site in Kandahar right now. We will belong to what is known as the ...

Alaska 2013 Wrapup., Kanata, Canada travel blog

Alaska 2013 Wrapup.

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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... the way. 4) Spending uninterrupted time together (particularly the five days in Toad River). 6) Laughing our way across Western Canada. 7) Seeing Southern BC and experiencing some incredible roads which has prompted us to plan a return to that area next ...

Varadero is Sold, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Varadero is Sold

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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After a great delay I have finally sold the 2008 Varadero and have being riding the 2000 Valkyrie Interstate. It is such a great bike with comfort, unbelievable power and acceleration and an intercom system that works extremely ...

Twas the night before departure..., Kanata, Canada travel blog

Twas the night before departure...

A travel blog entry by brittej

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Well here we are just a few hours away from starting our Italian Odyssey.Last minute items aside, we are ready to zip the bags and call for a taxi. Actually our daughter Amy has volunteered to take us to the train station. Then its off to Montreal ...

PDT - Training Days, Kanata, Canada travel blog

PDT - Training Days

A travel blog entry by berlinerkranser

Well, our training days are completed, and I've completed my FMS training today. Tomorrow I fly out to Toronto, then on to Dubai, then after a very short overnight stay in Dubai, I will fly on the charter to Kandahar. The training was very thorough and ...

Last Day on the Road, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Last Day on the Road

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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We left North Bay by 7:00 am and headed towards home through Mattawa and along the Ottawa River.  We stopped in Norway Bay in Quebec to visit Barb's daughters at the family cottage, as well as to wish her youngest grandson, Sam, a happy ninth ...

Last Day On The Road, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Last Day On The Road

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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It was a very cool day, so all the clothing possible was worn to keep the chills away.  It was over six hours of four or more lanes of traffic, trying to maintain at least 115 Kph so I didn't get rear ended by the rest of the traffic. It was such a ...

test entry, Kanata, Canada travel blog

test entry

A travel blog entry by lunatic333

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test entry in ottawa! Check out this link to googler! ...

A Year of Lows and Highs, Kanata, Canada travel blog

A Year of Lows and Highs

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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... a brand new 2008 Honda Varadero from my local dealer.  I have had my eye on this bike since it first was introduced into Canada in 2008 and the price continued to drop over the past three years, and my bike's value remained quite high, so it was an ...

Family Visits, Parties in the Pool, and a Wedding!, Munster Hamlet, Canada travel blog

Family Visits, Parties in the Pool, and a Wedding!

A travel blog entry by pykesonthego

   We drove through Algonquin Park, complete with its several miles of torn up roads, heading to the Ottawa area, and looking forward to time with Greg's brother Mike and his wife Sharilee, and all the rest of that part of the ...

Last Day On The Road, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Last Day On The Road

A travel blog entry by jstephensca

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We were on the road early today as it appeared that this might be our last day on the road, because it seemed impossible to find accommodations between New Hampshire and our home base. Our plan was to have a leisurely ride, stop often for ...

Back At home, Kanata, Canada travel blog

Back At home

A travel blog entry by dmatute

This entry is is reverse, final day in ...

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