Monthly Archives: November 2013
Carol, at the airport … ready to fly back home. “Trip’s over.”
Seven weeks away from home. At the onset it seemed like an eternity, yet the amazing history we learned, the adventures we experienced, the things we saw, the people we met and the fun we had, made the time go … Continue reading
Bibs in place, Jane and Carol try to decide which variety of the chili to order.
Jane trying a free sample of Skyline Chili, a Cincinnati specialty. We all ended up ordering the same. The restaurant provided a bib with each order!
Marker outside the Wright House, Springboro, Ohio
Carol prepares lunch using the chicken salad Louise has so lovingly made and sent us off with
Starting out on a foggy, 40 degree morning in Ohio ..
In Ohio it was clear we were into cool temperatures … time for the long riding pants, balaclavas and gloves!
“Ice Wine” from the town of North East, Pennsylvania.
From afar all we could see was what looked like dead leaves …
…these picture perfect grapes!
Commemorative marker at Niagra-On-The-Lakes.
While actual museums and artifacts were sparse in Canada, we did encounter commemorative markers.
Even the overcast skies and dulled colors of the leaves couldn’t blunt our appreciation of some of the beautiful scenes along the way!
Carol has prepared another wonderful snack for us and has it ready for us the minute we meet up with her!
On our way to Waterdown, Ontario.
Traveling from Milton, Ontario, to Orangeville, Ontario.
Other such signs included advising avoiding hitting turtles, rabbits, ducks, and of course, deer.
Many of the back roads in Canada, of which the attached is an example, lacked shoulders and in many cases lacked up-keep. (Not any different from those in the U.S.) Rough riding! The attached depicts also the hills we encountered … Continue reading
In some places there were downright piles of the stuff! Temps were in the 30’s in such places ….Brrrr. Our riding kept us warm, however!
We traveled from Kentucky (Mayesville) to Ohio, aiming for Milford, on Friday, October 11. Though a rather routine 62 mile ride starting out, we found ourselves getting lost more than once, resulting in our encountering several dogs early in the … Continue reading