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We stopped here to view shipping traffic passing through the locks. The largest ships are 1,000 feet long by 105 feet wide. These are domestic carriers too large to transit the Welland Canal that bypasses Niagara Falls and, consequently, are ...
... statue. Good food. We left in a driving rain, and I was already exhausted and SO ready to stop for the night, but we had a long way to go. I felt better after 3 cups of coffee and some poutine.
Today was not much of a sight-seeing day!
Tommorow, off to Luddinton, MI.
We continue on our journey through Ontario by moving northwest around the edges of Lake Huron to a small town straddling the Canadian border called Sault Ste. Marie. A word of warning...if you ever visit, do NOT pronounce it "Salt Stay Mary". I said that to Michelle the first time and she just laughed at me. It's pronounced "Soo Saint Marie", with emphasis on the -ie.
Today we picked up the Trans-Canadian Highway, and I discovered that it's ...
... is very well situated across the street from Station Mall and the hockey arena. We clean up a bit and head for dinner at Solo Trattoria to meet up with Michele's friend.
Dinner at the restaurant was excellent. Lyndsey had the Gorgonzola gnocchi. Michele had the Solo stuffed chicken and I had the surf and turf (crab cake, shrimps and steak). Everything was tasty and the gnocchi was stinky like a good Gorgonzola should ...
... architecture, farming, sustainable energy and permaculture with the revival of traditional, indigenous craft and construction techniques.
Cycling across Manatoulin, I became aware, for the first time, of the native Indian or first Nation population within Canada. Somewhat naively I had associated native Indians with the USA but the number of First Nation sites/places has grown the further west I travel.
The relationship of the First Nations populations with ...
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