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Travel Blogs from Island Falls
... on the ferry! So, we all had breakfast together, and I rode with them for a bit. They weren't in any hurry, so I said my farewells after riding with them for an hour and a half, and cranked it, since it still wasn't raining.
All was well until about 50 km from the border. Started to drizzle, then pour. Road got ...
... the "super-fast, I'm from New England, let's go 85" one. Made it to Houlton, Maine by 1700 hours, our original arrival time. No lunch stop today! And overcast, but no rain, thankfully.
Nice scenery, but it whizzed by really fast!
on to Nova Scotia tomorrow.
We passed through the state of Maine today with its heavily forested areas and lots of log trucks thundering by. The rivers were all incredibly fast flowing and very wide. A lot of the little towns had hydro-electric stations and were well served by the massive water falls flowing through them. We managed to find another beautiful covered bridge and this time were able to actually drive through it to the fishing area on the other side. They were originally covered ...
... in the direction of the fly and ZAP (more like sizzle), no more fly. Perfect.
We were able to leave Moncton in the early afternoon so off we went. We stopped for the night in Houlton, Maine, in the WalMart parking lot. We had no problem at the US border, thankfully. We bought some groceries and had an easy-to-prepare supper. Early to bed ...
... many snowmobiles.
Our stop tonight is in Houlton, in a WalMart parking lot. But before we set up for the night we shopped at Marden's, one of our favorite stores whenever we are in Maine. It’s sort of like a store in Berwick, NS called Bargain Harley’s. Filled with odds and ends, you never know what bargains you will find.
Travelled today: 472 km
Travelled to date: 17868 km
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