Ramada Plaza Ojibway
Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
This morning we left Sudbury and again drove through beautiful countryside of trees, lakes and small towns. We finally got to the border and the traffic was at a dead stop on the bridge. People who know me know how much I despise bridges and how panicked I get while on them. So we spent 45 minutes crawling across the International Bridge. I have …
... known since we were in grade 9 together! Although we live far apart and see each rarely it always seems like we have not missed a beat and mange to chat away the hours.
Off to bed as it nearly midnight and tomorrow we have to drive to Thunder Bay.
And find someone to fix a tire on a Sunday morning!
... took some videos and photos. Glad our ponchos were in the boot of the car as there is a light rain and it is a bit windy and humid. Richard took a photo of me next to probably the only moose we will see. It is interesting to see that just across the river is the USA. We were going to drive over the bridge but the queue of vehicles on the bridge waiting at the Border Check turned us off of the idea (had our ...
Go West, the catchy song by the 'Village People' has been playing on a loop in my head ever since I turned west onto highway 17, better known as the Trans-Canadian Highway. For the uninitiated, look the song up, it will drive you crazy too I promise.
Today I arrived a the end of the second stage of my journey in the city of Sault Sainte Marie on the shore of the biggest lake in the world, Lake Superior. It's my first time in a city, or even moderately big town since ...
... Soo Locks. Lake Superior flows into the St Mary river and since the elevation is different there are rapids and a waterfall. In order to facilitate shipping they built locks. A ship going into Superior from one of the other lakes (via St Mary) goes into a lock. It is going from a lower elevation to a higher one. The gates on the Superior side (high side) are closed when the boat enters and then the ...
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