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... place to ride and as its Sunday and holiday season very busy as well.
From there we went to Bar Harbor for lunch, I tried some lobster ...
... and I handled our first major motorcycle emergency. We kept calm and took care of it and got back on the road - that's what you've gotta do. So far, so good with the new battery and voltage regulator.
By the time we got to North Conway, NH it was nearly 6 pm. We checked in at the Fox Ridge Resort and settled in, then Phil and I went to grab a bite to eat and get fuel for the next morning's ride to Maine.
... around with childish excitement, Tuukka included.
This included a visit to the little gift shop, look out terrace and a glance at the weather station.
The return trip down was a little anti-climactic as we were somewhat prepared for the road conditions, and welcomed the climate change from low 30's back to the warm 80s!
If you get the chance, get up there and visit the summit. It'll be an experience I won't forget and am pretty sure you won't either
... researched and various other admin tasks completed, while also playing the ever-present Scrabble app for iPhone. We finally crashed at 4am!
Despite the rather late finish, we were up and out by 10 and making our way through the White Mountains National Park and then the sparsely-populated but beautiful state of Vermont. Our route took us alongside stunning mountains with ski fields and gorgeous mountain streams as we headed for the Canadian border. Next stop ...
... speaking province. All the road signs are in French (no English) and looked nothing like the road signs we've become familiar with in France.
The further we drove the heavier the snow was getting and the outside temperature is now 28 degrees Fahrenheit, enough for the water on the highway to freeze and that was a bit worrying.
By the time we were on the outskirts of Quebec the snow is starting to get much heavier and visibility a few hundred metres.
Next stop ...