Travel Blogs from Hamburg
... surprisingly short drive from Buffalo up to the falls. Although there was a certain amount of bickering between Jana and Neil about which way to go. I spent most of the trip grinning on and off at River, who was staring at me in great fascination *g*
He's very cute, and when he smiles he's adorable *g* He wasn't entirely sure what to make of me, I think, but we managed to make him giggle by asking him if things were funny *g*
We had to ...
... place, a lady already waiting there kindly advised where we could change money to pay the bus with, and then made sure we were following when the bus stopped in slightly different place to that expected. The bus took us through customs, waiting on the other side to continue to its destination, at which point the bus driver thoughtfully advised the way on to the train station. It was about a 40 min walk (we had anticipated 20mins) ...
... the Bus station.
Got a $5 day pass and jumped on the ...
... ve paid at any other hotel.
Tonight we'll be watching the Tour de France and going to bed to rest up for a hard day tomorrow.
Distance: 80.98 mi - 3,367.55 total
Time: 04:27:54 - 224:46:37 total
Elevation Gain: 958 ft - 100,234 total
Av. Speed: 18.1 mph - 15.0 overall
Av. HR: 127 bpm - 125 overall
Calories: 5,543 - 221,731 total
Flat Tire Count:
Scott - 10
Stephen - 4
Mark - 4
... by midday tomorrow.
I include a couple of photographs for the petrol head readers, They are of two Customs and Border Patrol boats in the Erie Port. These are large RIBs so not really big boats; one has 3*300 hp and the other one has 4*300 hp outboards; so that is 1,200 hp in a boat that can only weigh a couple of tonnes when loaded. I didn't see it in action but one of our group did and he says it was truly impressive even when ...