Royal Oak Inn
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- High-speed internet in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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Souris Manitoba, home of the longest swinging bridge in Canada 177 meters. Also home to a huge butterfly collection, we have been to both previously and well worth the stop. The bridge was destroyed in the flood a few summers ago but has now been rebuilt. Not on the itinerary for this ...
... s ride not the most exciting but we are on holiday riding our bikes across Canada - what some people would give just to do that eh!
The Yellowstone highway is named for the Yellowhead Pass, the route chosen to cross the Canadian Rockies. The pass, and the highway are named after a fur trader and explorer named Pierre Bostonais. He had yellow streaks in his hair, and was nicknamed "TÍte Jaune" ...
Later this evening as we explored downtown Brandon. The feel of such small cities always interests me. We were surprised to see much of the parkland underwater, from the overflowing Assiniboine River. This latest flood happened in July and this is what it still looks like near the end of September.
On the way back to camp, a cute little chapel, nestled between a truck repair shop and a coffee shop, and ...
... with me. A micofibre towel to use for showering, solid shampoo and conditioner to avoid explosions in my backpack, merino wool clothing to keep me warm and dry in the different climates that we'll be in, a jacket that folds up inside itself to save space, and I have also modified my 65L pack so I can carry my sleeping bag without taking up too much space! Stress? Of course I am stressed! Our pounds and euros still have not come into ...
... a difficult/miserable couple of months. Not only did mom pass away, but we almost lost our dog, Lola, due to a severe tick disease. She is still recovering. When it rains, it pours....
We are just now considering returning to our travels,only time will tell.
If and when we get back on the road, we will use the same blog. Stay tuned for part 2 of "Burn my Parka".
Kerry & Scott