Western Budget Motel Red Deer #2
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... br> Plan of the trip:
Day 1 Poland, Czech Republic, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Monte Carlo, France.
Day 2 France, UK
Day 3 UK, Ireland
Day 4 Ireland, Northern Ireland, UK
Day 5 UK
Day 6 UK, France, Belgium, Netherlands,
Day 7 Netherlands, Germany, Poland
One week 7300 km 12 countries sounds like fun !!!
It might become two week trip you'll never know!!!
I'll keep you guys updated. Peace
Before leaving Rimbey, I went on a shopping quest for the best fruit fly catcher on the market. I found a kit with a jar that has a tube through it. There is a hole for the fruit flies to get in and one hopes they don't find their way out. There is a lure that looks like a tea bag, but smells a lot like red wine. Whatever is in that bag, the fruit flies love it. There is also a piece of sticky ...
... edging around the garden and tidying in general. We went out for supper as it was seniors night at the Rimbey hotel. I had salad with liver and onions, something I never cook for myself. The salad was really crispy and delicious and I enjoyed it immensely. I think it is so delicious because the lettuce is kept in cold water and becomes super moist and crunchy, when fresh. The liver was a bit dry, but had a nice flavour.
Thursday was ...
... The city was very quiet. THEN! we discovered everyone. They were at what I think was the Worlds Largest Multicultural food festival. The place was PACKED! We wandered around before heading back to our car (and our first parking fine) before hitting up Whyte Ave, Old Strathcona for some dinner and beer before again sleeping on the side streets in the van. From Edmonton back down to ...
... came, had them slow down, then pulled in behind them to pass the bear. I stopped at the Saskatchewan River Crossing for lunch ($11 for a hot dog!), then turned east on Hwy 11. Nice road...at the beginning. Traveling through the mountains, lots of lakes and rivers...then you hit the plains. This was quite possibly the most boring road I have ever been on. Nothing for kms and kms. Not even a rest area. It was awful. When I hit Rocky Mountain ...