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Well, it's been a fun time, with rides & even a local bike event. I've eaten tasty beef-venison burgers & chatted like mad to catch up on all the stories. Tomorrow looks like good weather to start the main trip.
I left the hostel this morning after a friendly chat with an Australian about motorcycling in Oz. He was sadly missing his bike & horrified to find that insurance in Ontario for a possible $3000 bike was going to be $4000. Wow. He assured me I'd find it easier & affordable to buy a bike in Oz to tour around. Something to think about.
Visiting with family now & hope to enjoy some guided rides in the Ottawa Valley.
Km 220, 8 mai
Départ vers 09:00 heures. Il pleut, nous prenons la 40 en direction de Montréal. Cette ville demeure un cauchemar à traverser peu importe l'heure du jour. Pas si mal, l’autoroute Métropolitain n’a qu’un petit bout ou le trafic est au ralentit.
En direction vers Ottawa, tout va bien, nous traversons la ville et arrêtons plus loin sur la 17 à Pembroke dans un Truck ...
... time sitting around a camp fire by the river and a couple of short hikes in the area. However, with the warmer conditions, we needed to be mindful of the possibility of bears waking up early from their winter sleep. For once, we had to forget the idea of keeping quiet in case we spotted deer or birds and keep up the noisy chatter to warn ...
... lots of great pictures!
Chris gave us a tour of the CFB Petawawa, Canada's largest military base. It was very impresive to see the inner working of a military base, espicially the biggest one. There is even an 18 hole golf course for the troops and their families. It was a great and humbling experience visiting the people that put their lives on the line for our freedoms. Makes you think...
Other places to stay in Pembroke
1 International Drive, Pembroke | 2 star hotelfrom $170
900 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke | 2 star hotelfrom $135
959 Pembroke St. E., Pembroke | 2 star hotelfrom $139
1218 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke | Hotelfrom $123
1350 Pembroke Street West, Pembroke | Hotelfrom $81