Timber House Country Inn & Resort
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... Quinte West, and seek out a rock-- not just any rock but the Bleasdell Boulder which according to the brochure is "one of the largest known glacial erratics in North America, estimated to be 2.3 billion years old." We have enjoyed our rural explorations and today was no different. As we neared Frankford we hadn't found the boulder yet but did follow some of the Trent River and encountered small dams ...
... joins the inland waterways between Lake Ontario and Lake Huron. So much I am learning about Ontario that I didn't have a clue about. In the past we crossed Canada on the Trans-Canada highway to Montreal the one time and the other time we went to Niagara Falls and then on to Montreal so probably took the 401 to travel as quickly as possible.
The highlights of the day, according to Denis: the visit to the UEL museum/house and the little ferry.
The Edge has finally landed us at 'Das Schloss'. Excellent day to travel from the Comfort of Windsor under cloudy sky, pallatable traffic, coooooool temp but in the warmth of our rolling cocoon with two quiet excellent yorkies. Now.... waiting time to get back to the creek in November. Gas prices suck... For our american friends, canadian gas - around here - costs about US$4.50/US gallon, taking into account the currency exchange. Time for Zzzzzzzzzz. Love to ...
Wednesday Feb 19th
We docked here at 7am and are the only cruise ship in port today.
It is another warm day with intermittent showers forcast.
The mean temperature here is about 86 degrees F. with trade winds that keep the humidity low so it is very comfortable.
Our tour left shortly after 8am and it started pouring just as we left the ship. We boarde our 4x4 safari jeep that holds 10 people in the back. Our driver was heavy on ...
... There are numerous bays here offering beautiful views and Leonard Rockefeller has quite the resort area on Caneel Bay.
St. John and St. Thomas have retained the British tradition of driving on the opposite side of the road .
We worked our way around the isalnd back to the dock driving past the hospital (It has 6 rooms and 12 beds used for surgery only). The hospital is named after the first midwife back in the 1800s.
All the islands have their schools run by the state ...
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