Ivey's Motor Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... bring back happy memories for you as well.
Steve and Sheila, you are great travelling buddies. Some of our most memorable trips have been with the Palmers. May we have many more adventures. I hope you enjoy this book as much as I have enjoyed making it. ...
Farmers fields stretching back from the St Lawrence in long lean strips, like a precision log cabin quilt in batik colors of russet, tan, emerald, and copper. Old wooden barns in various states of repair and use, all with their walk up ramps for easy access at milking time. Black and white dairy cows, right out of a Dawna Barton painting, remind us of where the goodness comes from. We lost count of how many silos and dairy "Fermes" and boutique ...
... 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.
... on the ferry! So, we all had breakfast together, and I rode with them for a bit. They weren't in any hurry, so I said my farewells after riding with them for an hour and a half, and cranked it, since it still wasn't raining.
All was well until about 50 km from the border. Started to drizzle, then pour. Road got ...
... flow out of the lakes and mountains in the US and Canada... it was worthy of a picture, of course:
The flat country with little to see but the trees was not helpful in giving new vistas to take one's attention, but then there was the odd occasion where the Interstate would climb a hill and give me a view of the country ahead.
Even better came a little ...