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Travel Blogs from Yorkton
Mike and I decided to have an easy day, with a relatively short ride of around 300 km. It was not as cold as Monday, with a range of temperatures between 8 and 10 degrees.
It was great riding together for first time since the 1970s, and to see the same wonderful scenery of the prairie provinces.
The prairies seem to go on forever, but the sky and cloud formations were ...
And back to life as it once was!
Yet changed just a bit by a little thing called travelling.
"I have wandered all my life, and I have also traveled; the difference between the two being this, that we wander for distraction, but we travel for fulfillment." Hilaire Belloc
... and attempt to make contact with distant family relations.
We hope you'll enjoy the journey.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” – Mark ...
... I commented ‘it’s just like on Titanic,’ but revoked my statement as soon as I realised I may have jinxed our journey; I was reassured by one of the class-makers by the fact that we were ‘okay, [because] this isn’t its maiden voyage.’
We were quick to get back on the train to claim our spots at lunch, and enjoyed a lovely salmon and avocado wrap followed by a too-rich slice of chocolate cake, but ...
... and I just have to ask - how do those trees grow out of those rocks. Amazing. We are now travelling the prairies.
Great bald eagles, falcons, deer, ground hogs, turkey vultures, deer and bison were viewed from the car.
We stopped for lunch at Portage La Prairie and sat near the floodway The rivers run north from just after Thunder Bay, and they continue to run north this far west. They go to the Arctic Ocean. I can ...