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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... and parts to complement as well as motorcycles and bicycles. Quite an interesting place and a good time with two excellent people.
We continued east on the 13 and after crossing the Manitoba border, on the 2. We called it quits for the day after a couple rainstorms in a town called Souris. This area has had some bad winds with many trees down and some sunflower crop ...
... about that. Don't think I'd do that kind of camping on a regular basis, but glad to have tried it out in such a beautiful spot. Today was a travel and visit day and an example of the extremes of Canadian summers. I started out in Grand Beach under overcast skies, and cool temperatures. (18 degrees) I only went as far as the northern outskirts of Winnipeg where I met up with my friend and former political colleague, Aaron, to have ...
... to run the kids and pay our respects to my Mom's grandparents, Harold and Dorothea King. The town seems unchanged from when I was here in the long ago and it hasn't lost it's charm. The memories are mine so I won't linger to spell them out. All pleasant and permanent. The cemetery here is well-kept and it was a meaningful moment to have the kids stand by the markers of a major thoroughfare in their origins, ...
... that, smooth or not, my gas mileage does diminish above 75. Not that that slowed me down any.
I pulled off in Drayton, ND, a few miles before the Canada border, for a final US (read; cheaper than Canada) fuel top-off, and I figured I could find a safe parking spot in this small burg to catch a little revival shut-eye. I discovered that the 2 gas stops that pretty much comprise this town are ...
... size schnauzer, Sergeant on his motorcycle. I should have taken a picture when they arrived as they looked alike with handlebar moustaches and matching helmets and goggles. LOL
A short time later I passed a semi accident but was not sure what had happened. And then, I was at the Manitboa border and soon there were more wheat fields than hay fields. I stayed at Barney's Motel in Brandon where I could park my bike under the overhang in case of rain or hail.