Travel Blogs from Sudbury, Canada

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Ontario is beautiful, but damn highway 17 to hell, Sudbury District, Canada travel blog

Ontario is beautiful, but damn highway 17 to hell

A travel blog entry by glenn.porter

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... Horton's, a Canadian chain bakery/sandwich shop, I rode another ten miles into Nairn Centre, a small town 30 miles west of Sudbury. I found a back road into a boat launch area with a perfect place to camp on the Spanish River I think. I've already been ...

Still rolling..., Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Still rolling...

A travel blog entry by jbushie

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Sudbury ...

New day in Sudbury, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

New day in Sudbury

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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So I am at university.  No, seriously, while I am staying in Sudbury I am staying at Laurentian University residence.  It was the cheapest deal for $35 a night.  There unfortunately is not a hostel in this city so I had to chose this.  It's not bad ...

Dynamic Earth, the Big Nickel and no pants, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Dynamic Earth, the Big Nickel and no pants

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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So today I get to go to the Big Nickel and Dynamic Earth.  I put off this trip yesterday so I would have an adventure the last day and because the last two days have been so beautiful I didn't want to waste them underground.  But hiking yesterday got ...

The Morning on the train, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

The Morning on the train

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... and down the aisle.  In my mind, he is searching for his next muse.  There is a late teen I came on with in Sudbury, who has his pants tightened underneath his butt, his boxers plainly visible for all to see.  PJ boy passed me again, this ...

Science North and my first day in Sudbury, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Science North and my first day in Sudbury

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... and is only 19.  She enthusiastically showed me how Sudbury actually came to be.  And would you believe it?  Sudbury, Canada's largest Northern city is the site of not one but two meteorite strikes.  No wonder Superman is Canadian! But ...

The actual Dynamic Earth and Big Nickel, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

The actual Dynamic Earth and Big Nickel

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... hours to walk across town, walk up an entrance ramp to a highway but I got to see the second best tourist attraction in Sudbury.  Again similar to Science North it was modern.  The exhibits showed the history and method of mining with different types of ...

Welcome to Sudbury!, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Welcome to Sudbury!

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... landscapes all around the train.  I took photos for about half an hour but I didn't even realize it.    We arrived at Sudbury Junction a little after 6 am but that wasn't the biggest obstacle.  How to get to the city of Sudbury?  I was stupid when I ...

Second day in Sudbury, relaxing a little bit, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Second day in Sudbury, relaxing a little bit

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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... lack of options was due to laziness on my part not a lack of options.  There are three apparent tourist attractions in Sudbury; Science North, Dynamic Earth and the Big Nickel.  I was planning to do these attractions and there really wasn't anything ...

A problem with money, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

A problem with money

A travel blog entry by mgraveli

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So already I am feeling the pinch against the budget I set out for myself.  Today I spent $55 dollars.  I walked another hour to go to Arby's for dinner because I knew there I could get a dinner for under $9 dollars.  So for food I only spent $20 ...

Tornado alert, Sudbury - 100km plus loin, Canada travel blog

Tornado alert

A travel blog entry by shaher

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... décide de m'arrêter au Waterfall Lodge (plus grand des hasards, juste le premier panneau indiquant un camping après mes 100km passé Sudbury). Alors il faut savoir que la street triple R gris mat avec les écritures orange, bien fancy sur les routes de ...

Links to extra photos, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Links to extra photos

A travel blog entry by lovingit

All other photos we have taken I have uploaded them onto a Kodak Easy share gallery. You don`t need to become a member to just view. These include Scotland, London and Canada. Check Brent`s link out for more photos. ...

so close so close - and so wet, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

so close so close - and so wet

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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Just want to get home... and yet Ottawa still seems miles away! ...

The FIVE CENT tour, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

The FIVE CENT tour

A travel blog entry by six-on-a-bus

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We hit the rode again to Sudbry. There we head to Dynamic Earth, a museum which is beside the Big Nickel. After lunch, we went on a tour in a real mine which was in use maybe 50 years ago. We got to see what miners used and did in the ...

Rest - it can be dangerous!, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Rest - it can be dangerous!

A travel blog entry by adamandtara

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We have had an absolutely wonderfully relaxing couple of days here!  Very tempted to stay an extra night until Monday but know it's not a good idea so we are just packing things up to be ready for tomorrow and checking out where we'll be in the next ...

The Canadian - Day 4 - Forests of Ontario, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

The Canadian - Day 4 - Forests of Ontario

A travel blog entry by marty_sk

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... ; Oba, Elsas, Foleyet, Gogama, Westree, Ruel, Felix, Mckees Camp, Laforest, and Capreol. 8:00 start and we pass by Sudbury while having breakfast. The train is now 8hrs behind schedule. We spend the day passing through beautiful forest and lakes. I finish ...

Oh the girls are out to bingo..., Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Oh the girls are out to bingo...

A travel blog entry by adamandtara

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... ), wind, heat, and the rain (we don't care to be cycling through heavy rains on the TC like we did on the east coast).  Sudbury was still over 100km and we hadn't had a full rest day in 6 days yet so we were tired & sore.  But, we got ...

'Canadian' Journey. Toronto to Vancouver, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

'Canadian' Journey. Toronto to Vancouver

A travel blog entry by whernside

I rose at 06:30ish in order to prepare my gear for departure. I'm using 2 bags, my Lowe Alpine Frontier 75+20 backpack, which carries the majority of my gear, clothes in a stuff sack, wash bag, first aid kit, tech bag containing batteries & adapters ...

Rest Day, Greater Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Rest Day

A travel blog entry by gscaldwell

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... in that! After a quick overnight stop in Nipigon, Ontario (and our first successful use of airbnb) we have now landed in Sudbury with Auntie Carolyn and Uncle Wayne. After driving over 3000 km over the last 5 days we feel so refreshed after just one ...

Le Canadien, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Le Canadien

A travel blog entry by ianfairnie

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... resumed our adventure when we boarded "Le Canadien", the transcontinental train that runs from Toronto to Vancouver. We got on in Sudbury Junction in central Ontario some six hours west of Toronto and got off in Jasper Alberta, in the Canadian Rockies ...

The plan, Greater Sudbury, Canada travel blog

The plan

A travel blog entry by gscaldwell

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An outline of our trip of a lifetime: 1. Touring across Canada in our faithful (but still nameless) Rav. We spent an amazing month in BC from mid-July to mid-August and are now exploring the eastern side of Canada. We headed across the prairies, stopping ...

The Big Nickel, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

The Big Nickel

A travel blog entry by brentandjo

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... is like every two weeks we get one beautiful day just to remind us the sun is still up there.    We are currently staying in Sudbury which is in the Canadian Shield and is a big mining area especially Nickel.  Since I was last here, about 37 years ...

Ahhh the good times!, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Ahhh the good times!

A travel blog entry by jojojinks12

... superior... The sun was down by the time we got to the logging road and that was a fantastic drive, we pulled into Sudbury around midnight and after I propositioned for him to leave me outside the city limits he insisted I sleep in his backyard. Peter ...

Étape 2 - De Pembroke a Sudbury, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Étape 2 - De Pembroke a Sudbury

A travel blog entry by bogit

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SUDBURY La route entre Pembroke et Sudbury est beaucoup plus cahoteuse et montagneuse. Une premiere epreuve pour nos équipements et ils tiennent bien le coup. Nous installons nos VR juste à temps avant l'orage. De grands vents nous souhaitent la ...

... be there by 4:30, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

... be there by 4:30

A travel blog entry by davidcombden

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    Up at 4:30 am to catch the 5:13 train in Sudbury, which ended up being the 7:30 train in Sudbury. Hanging out in the Sudbury Junction train station for 2 and a half hours turned out to not be as exciting as it sounds, and smelled more ...

Day 1.  Sudbury, Greater Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Day 1. Sudbury

A travel blog entry by chopur

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... mountains. Like the Rockies. About 500 km today.   Nice and easy   We ended up at the Holiday Inn in Sudbury. Great hamburger for dinner and a ginger ale to wash it down. Weather for tomorrow is rain. That just means that the rain gear ...

Eggs, Cinnamon Buns and Champagne, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Eggs, Cinnamon Buns and Champagne

A travel blog entry by davidcombden

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We have made it to Sudbury, approximately one 40th of the way to Australia. Which is fitting considering it'll probably take another 40 days to get there (at least). We got lost coming into town, which is so unlike me, but we found our hotel and checked ...

A Sudbury Friday Night, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

A Sudbury Friday Night

A travel blog entry by mady142

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... didn't get a great view of Lake Superior or the North Channel of Lake Huron but we did get some. From there the drive to Sudbury was going really well until we turned off on "Old Nairn Road" per the Streets and Trips directions.  When we couldn't ...

Jim & June's Odyssey 090528, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Jim & June's Odyssey 090528

A travel blog entry by jimcabay

... so they went to the bottom of the muskeg with the rest of 'em (and good riddance). · Tired of the comments about Sudbury being desolate, barren and lifeless, the 3 levels of government decided to implement a "Get Sudbury Green" program in the 1980's ...

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, Sudbury, Canada travel blog

Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

A travel blog entry by chrisl34

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... .  we weren't sure how excited they would be to see us after yesterday's passport fiasco.  The drive to Sudbury was very smooth, some minor stops for roadworks and some puzzlement from me as to where the rocky fairly barren ...

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