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... herons have crossed our path and we wonder if we should be listening to their sage advice. Go south, go south, go south! October 2, INTO NEW BRUNSWICK Noveau Brunswick. It still feels like we are in Quebec, and New Brunswick appears to be a province with a French Acadian flair. The rich delta farmlands of the St Lawrence have been replaced with rolling hill and mile after mile of gorgeous forest displaying its coat of many colors. How can the range ...
... on the roads with fences at least 8-9 ft tall along the roadway. Either there are breaks in the fence, moose can borrow under chain link or they are good at jumping tall fences (in a single bound?). Our sighting was a small male, in a clearing safe beyond the fence, near the tree line. We couldn't get turned around on the interstate due to the median or we would have stopped and tried to document this wondrous sight.
We had a clean ...
... and the road is paved through. There isn't much else in the area, though there's a little park on one side where you can sit with a picnic.
We ate at a riverside restaurant that evening in Woodstock itself, just a 10 minute drive from the motel. Food was good, would have been nice to eat outside on a warm summer night overlooking the Saint John River but it was a bit damp and chilly so we stayed inside. Back to the hotel for overnight, heading across the border first thing.
... and I hydro-planed a few times. Scared the **** out of me!
Got to the border and there was a HUGE line. Took about 40 minutes to get through. At least it had quit raining while I was sitting in line!
495.5 miles today.
Off to Bennington, Vermont tomorrow, if it's not pouring!!!!
Up and 0500 hours to a dry morning, thankfully.
BUT, had to make a quick trip to the emergency room at Southwestern Vermont Medical Center. Nothing life-threatening, thankfully.
Didn't get on the road by 0600 hours, so we juggled our route from the "scenic" ...
Other places to stay in Houlton
23033 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu | Motelfrom $50