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Travel Blogs from Olga
... Rich said that it was a 10 year passport obtained last year. We thought "here we go again". Seeing that Rich can't get into the US for another 6 months we thought we would be left languishing in the 30m no mans land between the US and Canadian checkpoints. Everything went OK though - phew! Wipe that sweat off our brows and bring out the stiff drinks! The trip over on the ferry was 1 3/4 hours of fun. The ship we were on is about 1/2 the size of the Spirit of Tasmania ...
... quickly informed me that she always makes room for bikers. Five bucks for the night, pretty good.) I opened the bear box to find a week's supply of food, with a note saying, "left on 7/12 for backpackers/hikers from (unintelligible name), enjoy and pay it forward!" Not only food but, stove fuel, matches, and whiskey. The nicest surprise in a string of nice surprises on this trip. Thank you, whoever you are. Whitefish MT > Avalanche Creek Glacier MT, 45 miles, day ...
VICTORIA, VANCOUVER ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
15th May 2013
N48° 24.598’ W123° 19.869’
After Medford we wanted to drop by at Crater Lake, about 100 kms NW of Medford along the appropriately named Crater Lake Highway. Everyone who knew that part of Oregon told us it was perhaps the most beautiful lake in north America and definitely worth the trip. But being quite high up in the mountains at around 2000 metres ...
... lime and rum. It was very smooth and good for you too.
The following weekend we went to a kayaking festival in Chilliwack. We camped on the Chilliwack river for two days and I enjoyed the sun (it reached 30 degrees!) while Nath paddled each day. That night we heard a Canadian guy named Shane Phillips play some music who sounded similar to Xavier Rudd. It was cool to hear some Aussie music again and nobody ...
... br> Touring in the offseason gets you into alot of closed national parks for free.
How a gummy bear factory works.
Atlantic City is nothing like Vegas.
Broadway shows can be bought for cheap.
The longest way to Newfoundland is the cheapest.
How to get a hook out of your hand (taught by some Newfie fishermen).
Ben and Jerry's is Kosher.
Getting lost is a part ...