Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
... 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 ...
... the ship close. Water is pumped into the space where the boat is (by openings under the boat) and the level rapidly rises to the point where the gate in front of the ship can open and the ship carries in into Superior - now at the same level. It happens very quickly. We watched a ship headed to Suoerior and thought we would go have to watch for an hour or so but it only took maybe 6 or 7 minutes. Pretty ...
... around 7:15pm. I got gas immediately and changed out my Canadian money for US. The Canadian dollar is 95 cents to the US dollar today.
I found my way over to the most adorable little motel with a gazebo and cute globe lighting, etc... hoping that they were dog-friendly. And when I opened the door and saw a huge sheep dog sitting at the host station, I knew I'd found the right place!
Musical accompaniment today: Indigo Girls
TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Hotel Sault Sainte Marie
Other places to stay in Sault Sainte Marie
3290 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 1 star hotelfrom $59
3651 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 2 star hotelfrom $68
4404 I-75 Bus. Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 2 star hotelfrom $84
3295 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 2 star hotelfrom $76
4335 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | Hotelfrom $104
3826 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 2 star hotelfrom $60
240 West Portage Ave., Sault Sainte Marie | 3 star hotelfrom $111