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  • Day 42No riding today and my last full day in Penticton BC. Played in the Swiss teams and we did not have much success. I played less bridge than I have in years past but the break from riding was welcome, the Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 18, 2018
  • I’m pretending and wishing I was a still on Sabbatical Today I went to SFO to leave to fly up to Vancouver. My other alternative was to take the greyhound bus, my old friend. The amtrak train from Emerville to Vancouver is not running due to some mud Posted by Daniellecand in Danielle's Sabbatical | Jun 17, 2018
  • Day 41No riding today and I played one session of bridge and didn’t play that well. The day was beautiful and getting warmer, thankfully. I am tired of wearing my cold weather gear. The carpal tunnel in my hands has mostly disappeared. Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 17, 2018
  • Grand Metis/Ste-Flavie The drive today will be about 84 miles (164km), the countryside was beautiful on our way to St-Flavie. We did an audible enroute and decided to stay at a campground that was managed by a Lobster Restaurant in Ste-Flavie called Posted by Yellowstone22 in Gary and Barb Celebrating 45 Years | Jun 16, 2018
  • Day 40Of gophers, moles, dragon boats, crickets and Indians. No riding and no bridge today but a couple of interesting photos and experiences. I started off today with a 4 miles walk with Beth. During the walk we saw a dragon boat Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 15, 2018
  • Day 39Day 4 of the tournament in Penticton and no riding again today. I made breakfast for the crew this morning and Beth didn’t get to walk till later due to the rain. I had a new partner today. Her name is Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 15, 2018
  • Rivière-du-Loup Short drive today of 175km (about 110 miles) to Rivière-du-Loup, QB. Rivière-du-Loup is located along the St Lawrence River where the river widens in its approach to the ocean. Rivière-du-Loup was named for a river that flows into the St Posted by Yellowstone22 in Gary and Barb Celebrating 45 Years | Jun 14, 2018
  • Day 38Well, no riding and no bridge today. It was a cool, cloudy day and a jacket was in order. I made breakfast for the house today, great maple bacon and poached and scrambled eggs. After breakfast Beth and I did Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 13, 2018
  • Day 12-13We begin to see mountains..arrive at Hinton KOA, Alberta Today, June 13 drove to Jasper What can you say about such majestic mountains and breathtaking views..at every turn, a new vista opens up We took the Jadper Skytrain up into the fog, Posted by joanneandmarcel in Cross Canada Road Trip | Jun 13, 2018
  • Quebec City Getting out of Montreal went smoothly, a shorter drive today to Quebec City. The drive was going well until we needed to find a Rest Area, Barb was a bit challenged reading the GPS information this morning and miss-read that Posted by Yellowstone22 in Gary and Barb Celebrating 45 Years | Jun 13, 2018
  • Montreal, QB Easy start to our day… Our phones quit working when we crossed into Quebec Province, along with all the road signs only being in French. We learned quickly to follow the roads by road number and North=NORD, South=SUD, East=EST and Posted by Yellowstone22 in Gary and Barb Celebrating 45 Years | Jun 13, 2018
  • Day 37No riding today and it was rather cool. I started the day with a 4 mile walk with my lovely wife. We walked to Tim Horton’s ( a donut shoppe) and a chai tea latte, coke and 2 donuts later we Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 12, 2018
  • Day 36Today was a beautiful day but no riding, I have a break this week to give my carpal tunnel a chance to subside ( my hands tingle and some pain at night). Beth and I took a nice long walk Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 11, 2018
  • Day 11Rain and heavy wind all night..this morning 8C and feeling 3C Visited West Edmonton Mall and its 800 stores..not at all impressed...the Apple store isnot bigger than the one in Quebec Zcity Nevertheless, we spent 5 hours there and for those Posted by joanneandmarcel in Cross Canada Road Trip | Jun 11, 2018
  • An Easy DayMonday, June 11, 2018 [float=left][/float]Woke up early with plenty of time for a not so rushed morning. We did not have Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 11, 2018
  • Day 35Today started out gray and chilly but Beth is coming to Penticton....Yay! No riding today but we we went to Kelowna to pick up Beth and see some wineries. Beth arrived safe and sound around 1pm....finally. The first winery we visited was Cedar Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 10, 2018
  • New PlanSunday, June 10, 2018 It's simply a matter of the numbers. We have been trying to break the trip into 40 nm chunks. Figure six knots for about seven hours; getting under weigh and mooring at night fill out the minutes. Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 10, 2018
  • Day 10Travel from Lloydminster, Alberta to Stony Plain , Alberta(suburb of Edmonton) Temp at 15C when we got up, now at 8C here at Camp N Class RV Park Rained all day Interestingly there are very few overpasses along HWY 16 (Trans Canada Hwy) Posted by joanneandmarcel in Cross Canada Road Trip | Jun 10, 2018
  • Day 34Today was cold and rainy so we couldn’t play golf, so Carl and I went to visit some wineries in Keremeos and Osoyoos. The most interesting winery we visited was Moon Curser and found out how it got its name. There Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 9, 2018
  • Kingston, ON Getting out of the Silver Dove RV Resort was about as interesting as getting in. We bounced and swerved, spun and rocked and after a tense 30 minutes we all escaped the clutches of the rutty, dirty, half done campground Posted by Yellowstone22 in Gary and Barb Celebrating 45 Years | Jun 9, 2018
  • Appin, ON Travel was going smoothly until we got to Lansing, MI, road signs indicated a detour and routed us off of I-69; that was the last of the signs for the detour. We were all traveling independently at this point and Posted by Yellowstone22 in Gary and Barb Celebrating 45 Years | Jun 9, 2018
  • Maybe the Show Is on the RoadFriday, June 8, 2018 [float=left][/float]We arrived at Pender Harbor Tuesday afternoon a little beat up from the run north from Vancouver. The weather forecast was for storm winds on Thursday Posted by sailziveli in Innocents Aboard | Jun 9, 2018
  • Day 33Well, at least I got today’s blog done on time! I left beautiful Vancouver around 6:30 this morning and took Canada 1 and Canada 3 - the Crows Nest Highway to Penticton. I rode about 250 miles in total and made Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 8, 2018
  • Day 8Winnipeg to Wynyard, Saskatchewan Roads are amongst the worst that we have ever travelled and secondary roads are not even paved Road sign designations do not even match gps names Saw a moose cross the road as well as nest for mallards in Posted by joanneandmarcel in Cross Canada Road Trip | Jun 8, 2018
  • Day 32Sorry for this being late. I had a couple (perhaps too many libations last night and fell asleep) mea maxima culpa! I rode only about 40 miles but travelled on another ferry from Swartz Bay Vancouver Island to Tsawassen outside Vancouver. Posted by Weimerrv in Russ’s Big Adventure | Jun 8, 2018
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