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... and coke were worth it. Today is sunny and 27c, a lovely day.
Tomorrow is the last day of our road trip. We head off to Niagara Falls and then back to Toronto. Should be a good night. The PanAm games start in Toronto tomorrow and there's a heap of activities on all night. We've booked a different hotel, within walking distance of everything.
Having a great time,
Kevin & Fran
On monday the 27th I left Kingston to start with the first part of my big adventure. Where did I end up? At an amazing farm called Headwaters close to Cobourg, in the Northumberland Hills in Southern Ontario. From the property we have an amazing view on the countryside and lake Ontario, which looks in a way similar to Tuscany. When the sky is clear and it's dark, I can even see the United States on the other side of the lake. Somewhere in the middle of this enormous amount ...
... times the traffic through town as in US.
The key is that they are very practical - they anticipate the other guys and take the most practical step to keep traffic moving. It might mean traveling in the wrong lane or cutting someone else off, but they do what needs to be done. THe guy cut off should be anticipating that and take his own action.
Important to remember the pecking order 1) truck/bus 2) car 3) scooter 4) human. The higher number ...
... lady who was trying to cut ahead of us (very, very rudely). Some nice moves on her - Eleanor threw her a hip and away she went into the ropes! We got shuffled into the line for the electronic customs check and were able to laugh at the butting lady who was still in line when we finished - ha-ha - that's karma baby!!!
After the slowest baggage unloading I have ever seen (45 minutes at least), Erin pulled up to pick us up - thanks Erin!!
Seventy minutes down the ...
... Kirkfield Lift Lock with two chambers filled with water. One goes down as the other is raised. The upper chamber is filled with a foot more water than the lower in order for it to go down and lift the other. We entered the Peterborough lock at the top. We were the first boat in so we had a front row seat to the vista from ...