Monthly Archives: July 2012
After spending a 10 hour day in the car on Friday, we decided to spend Saturday in the park, down by the Falls. We filled our backpack with snacks and books, etc. then took our chairs down to the park. We found a nice shaded spot to relax in, where we could see parts of […]
This segment of the trip has quite a variety of landscape as well as highway features. From Sault Ste. Marie to Sudbury it is still Canadian Shield, with lots of trees, rocks and water. The water changes from Lake Superior to Lake Huron, more specifically Georgian Bay. There are still lots of lakes and rivers. […]
You can sum up northern Ontario in three words: trees, rocks, water! The trees are a mix of evergreens and deciduous. I suspect they are beautiful in the fall. The rocks are often red in colour and are obviously used in the asphalt mix because the highways often have a reddish hue to them. The […]
Today we made our way from Kenora to Thunder Bay. We started the day with breakfast on the patio at the Second St Bakery. It was a beautiful morning, with lots of sunshine. Then we headed out on the road. The highway was not as nice as it was before. The shoulder were now gravel […]
We left Edmonton yesterday at 8:00 am and are now in Kenora Ontario, on Lake of the Woods. Weather along the way has been HOT! Temperatures have varied between 26C and 32C. We’ve had a lot of cloud today but yesterday, the skies were often cloudless. You might think it boring to drive across the […]
This is the story of our trip across Canada and the USA. We left Edmonton Alberta on Monday, July 23, 2012 and plan to return by the end of October 2012.