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On Monday 6/30 we crossed into Canada in Sault Ste Marie. It was an easy boarder crossing and we were asked the standard questions. So off we drive into Canada, our destination Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. It was our longest driving day, 302 miles, you must remember the roads are a little rough and the highest speed limit of the day was 62 mph. So it takes a lot longer to drive anywhere. I had to ...
... tried our burgers cooked medium rare in the States and now enjoy them cooked this way.
We upped our plain French fries to Poutine which was quite tasty as well.
We got the combo meal at this restaurant which also included a can of pop.... You can't go wrong with the prices here which was an added bonus.
While we ate, we watched a Canadian Football game (Vancouver against Edmonton).
After eating our burgers, we decided to ...
... the time we arrived. They said it would be fixed around 2 weeks before we arrived (guess what? - It wasn't). On a positive note, they said we could use the pool across the road at the Holiday Inn. Unfortunately, the Holiday Inn did not have a hot tub.
After checking into our room, Fiona and I decided to head across the road to check out the pool at ...
We left St. Ignace and headed for Sault St. Marie on US side to take a boat tour of the Soo Locks at 10 am. Gorgeous hot day and no wind, the Great Lakes were calm as one would expect a lake to be. Thoroughly enjoyed 2 hour boat tour of the 4 US commercial locks and we returned on the Canadian side through the pleasure yacht lock. There is 21 feet difference from Lake Superior and Lake Huron. We drove over International bridge to Sault St. Marie Ontario, customs ...
Well the drive home from Ottawa went very smoothly. The weather cooperated and the traffic was not too bad. With a stop for ice cream in Deep River, another viewing of Frozen and many games of "On the Bus" we arrived home just over three hours later. Ruby slept from Deep River home. Jessica wanted to.
Auntie Katie, Foster and Uncle Chris were just behind us about an hour. They went to see Barbara and Steve at their house ...
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