Super 8 Sault Ste. Marie
Travel Blogs from Sault Ste. 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 ...
... the highway and with bridge works you have stop lights as it is only one lane this was happening the whole way to Sault Ste. Marie. Saw quite a few derelict or abandon homes and motels by the highway. Petrol getting low stopped at Wawa Esso $141.9 and even here motels and petrol stations were boarded up. Another stop for bridgeworks just outside Wawa Police Station and a copper on the other side booking ...
... appears to be still an uneasy one, but initiatives by one of my hosts to build ties through mutual activists such as kayaking and sustainable construction seem to hold real potential for engaging what, on this leg of the journey seems to be a disaffected youth. A malaise not confined to this section of the community alone but across the younger population as a whole. Where high levels of unemployment, are leading to shrinking towns and the lack of tangible opportunities, ...
... climates such as Fiji, Australia, or at least coastal, like the Pacific coast of the US. Thus, crossing the plains of Canada took a toll on her, and she is feeling over touring for the moment. Understandably, I think. We shared some drinks and stories around the campfire, made easy by the large supply of firewood left by Velorution, and went to bed. Cheboygan MI (riding from St. Ignace) > Sault Ste Marie ON, 50 miles, day ...
We stayed in miserable little motel at a place called Goulais River, just west of Sault Ste. Marie. There was a little bay nearby - in Lake Superior - where Elenka went for a swim. It would be our only opportunity to get in the big lake. There was little access in towns along the north of Superior and when got to Minnesota, the waters, because of the openness, were just too cold.
For the record only:
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking