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Travel Blogs from Sault Sainte Marie
We left Oakville around 9:30 which, for us, was pretty close to "on schedule" and the drive to Sudbury was smooth sailing. In Sudbury we decided to stop and see the Big Nickel,which is located next to Dynamic Earth. Usually, when we drive through Sudbury we stop at Science North and Dynamic Earth. Both are fun with lots of interesting exhibits ...
... this is time consuming when you have accommodations booked kms away.
Poor Richard is driving in and out of the mist and drizzle passed through Pancake National Park where the Agawa native Craft Centre is. Got a green light at the Carp River bridgeworks and red light at Batchawana River bridgeworks. Batchawana Bay is picturesque homes, cabins, camping sites and lots of moored boats. We see lots of ...
... into the wind really means. A rare day of tail wind saw me hitting the dizzying average of 17-19mph, but sadly, the majority of days are an average speed of half of that, with a wall of wind pushing me down into first gear.
However, the wheels keep turning, I'm thinking of no further than a day at a time and still managing some respectable 65 mile (110km) days. The legs are getting stronger, the bizarre tan lines more livid and the number of cakes consumed, obscenely ...
... is flowing rapids while the other side is calm water, descending in a starlike manner into Lake Huron. Truly an amazing engineering feat. One of the warmtshowers listings for Sault Ste. Marie is a bike shop called Velorution. They offer camping for touring cyclists in the back of their shop, with showers and a dirt track to boot. There, I met Dustin, a tourist from Alberta who has recently left his job in radio to do ...
We decided to gas up in Mackinac City and take a short break before crossing the bridge and making the final run for Sault Saint Marie. I took the opportunity to mount a new camera I had purchased (a Contour ROAM2) on a handlebar mount with the intention of filming the bridge crossing. We finished our break and headed for the bridge.
Other places to stay in Sault Sainte Marie
1171 Riverview Way, Sault Sainte Marie | 2 star motelfrom $104
1200 Ashmun Street, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $65
327 West Portage Avenue, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $56
3901 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | Motelfrom $33
3525 I-75 Business Spur, Sault Sainte Marie | 1 star motelfrom $69