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... down and it is too cold to get out and fix it. We stayed in our warm bed and waited until morning. Seemed like a long cold night but we were warm and toasty in our covers. After we were up we tried the furnace again and magically it worked. So it is a mystery why it stopped and got things beeping in the middle of the night.
We had a breakfast of eggs, bacon and hash browns and crumpets. Yes, we found crumpets and they are cheap and yummy toasted ...
Today was the day of elevinty-billion trees. Never have I seen so many trees. Between Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Eastern Quebec there are many, many, many trees. And with the elevation at times, it is possible to see trees for 30+ KMs.
Fortunately, not a moose to be seen. New Brunswick does a good job of putting up moose fencing along almost all of the TCH. Quebec, not so much. Which made it critical to get the day done during the daylight ...
... being jet-lagged is exactly the feeling of coming off night shifts - awful and you want to sleep so bad but all you can manage to do is take naps here and there when your body is so ridiculously tired (like on airport benches with your backpack as a pillow and you wake up with drool on your scarf surrounded by people when you were the only one there when you fell asleep!).
It's about 20 degrees Celsius here and sunny on and off and I'll do a bit ...
... Put key in the box in the hallway the rain had eased and we are now on our way to Montreal.
With the road closure of Rideau Street we had to do a detour and Jill was good and picked this up and put us in the direction to Hwy 417 East to Montreal. Getting on Hwy 417 East was another thing so much road construction at the entry and exit turn offs that Richard had a meltdown. It took five attempts to get on the correct turn off to Hwy 417 East what with cones, turn off ...
... in South America.
Travelling with a Friend
Another element that made this trip very efficient was the fact that I was working with an old friend who was open to new cultures and understood the project well. Not only was my friend able to film the interviews, he even was a great cook and helped us save a lot of money on food by cooking several meals. Being an artist he also did a good amount of research on the cultural scene of each ...