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... we reached the Holland Marsh. Our final 2 riders got on in Grimsby and then it was on to the Duty Free Shop in Niagara Falls before crossing the border. Lunch was enjoyed at the Cracker Barrel in Lancaster, not far from the Buffalo Airport. As we drove south snow was still visible on roofs and the ground through most of New York State and into Pennsylvania. We passed through the Allegheny Mountains and stopped at The Country Cupboard in Lewisburg ...
... in the States. Gas $30.80 (2.54/gal) - WOOT - again! 3:00 - a truck about 5 or 6 car lengths ahead shed a tire. There was a cloud of smoke and an unbelievable stink and the tire whipped off the highway to our right. That is as close to a tire incident that we ever want to see. An excellent example of the dangers of tailgating - not sure what would ...
... lines to contend with but traffic was light and I could at least drive slowly and absorb the splendour. It truly is awesome, mile after mile.
It was meant to be a short day but by the time we stopped for photos plus this and that and something else it was nearly 4:30 before we got to a campsite for the night. Found a nice spot on Lake Couchiching which is separated from Lake Simcoe by a narrow neck of land.
... s wifi and I know I’ll be spending time on my gadgets. It was interesting to note that every tap had a ‘Boil Water Advisory’ sign. Apparently if water in Ontario isn’t chlorinated, it’s not safe to drink but the water at this campsite has been supplied by an underground spring that has never dried up. It was first tapped in the 1930s for a lodge that was built there at the time. Obviously some ‘politics’ being played out.
... around the shops there and had lunch in a place called the Cottage which was right on the lake. We tried out some Muskoka beers and visited both Tim Hortons. All very Canadian. We sat by the lake in some Muskoka chairs and talked about our trip and the party being planned for us at home. The plan is to all go into Toronto on Saturday and meet up with Nikki, Joey, Andrew and Chris. We are excited about everyone being together. We will go back with Nikki and Joey on Sunday to ...
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