Travel Blogs from Drummond Island
... crossing, I would only go 200 km per day and be a month getting home.
I stopped at Agawa Crafts and service station at Pancake Bay for gas and was pleasantly surprised by the outstanding level of service I received. Free coffee and water were offered as well as directions to the washroom. If you are travelling west on 17 past Sault Ste Marie, put this down ...
... thankfully had sunlight the whole day. I will mainly be following highway 17 to get to Ottawa, but if the rest of the road is like today I will likely need to find an alternate route. Very little shoulder and consistent traffic made for a day of rather chaotic riding. I got photos of a recommended bike route for most of the way and will consider following it tomorrow. My warmshowers host for the evening initially was not able to host me due to him and his wife being out ...
For our last full day at the cottage rental, Fiona and I decided to enjoy the "toys" that the cottage provided.
We went for a relaxing row boat ride. I ended up rowing the boat the entire time though. It was great exercise for me which was nice.
We went swimming in the beach near our cottage.
We even used the bikes that are available for people renting the cottages. There are tons of bikes that you can choose from.
Overall, we had a great ...
... to head back to the hospital to see how Joanne was doing.
We must admit that the hospital in Thessalon is awesome. Joanne was checked in quickly and saw a doctor in a quick manner. They did some tests on her and so she needs to wait for the results.
Fiona and I waited partly inside the waiting room and then went outside to have a little snack while Joanne was being seen by the ...
... eventually the rain stopped and the sun came out again).
We stopped at a cemetery which was quite interesting. Many of the stones had fences around them (some steel and some wood).
We also drove to a beach. We decided not to go swimming at this beach but to head back to our cottage rental and go swimming at that beach instead.
As with most of the nights that we have stayed at the cottage, we had a ...