Finalmente me decido a escribir yo tambien en el blog, No sentía mucha obligación de hacerlo después de ver tan agradables e interesantes crónicas escritas por Pedro y Esteban en su viaje a Alaska y por Mateo como reportero oficial de este viaje a Nova Scotia … Adicionalmente estoy realmente abrumado con el mundo que … More Desde Cape Breton y el Cabot Trail
Los estamos haciendo esperarse un ratico… pero pronto llegaran las cronicas del capitan. Por ahora el tipo esta absorbiendo la experiencia, reflexionando, y perfeccionando su practica de meditacion.
We are on the very northern tip of Cape Breton. This as as far as vehicles can go. Took about 10 km of offroad to get to the most beautiful place I have seen on Earth. Was not expecting this at all. Nick had told us that, if we were up for it, try to … More Day 7 – Mile 1648 – Meat Cove, NS
Almost one week straight of perfect weather. The scenery only gets better every day. We had heard that this part of Nova Scotia – southern coast, heading east towards Sydney – was one of the most beautiful places we’d visit. This and the Cabot Trail, which will be tomorrow. We get to Sydney at 8PM … More Day 6 – Mile 1523 – Sydney, NS
Halifax! Remind me to tell all of you what the bed and breakfast manager at Victory B&B had to say when we pointed out that we found a condom wrapper behind the bed. Not much time to share all details now, but try to guess his reply. Hint: it is the last thing a hotel … More And the worst hospitality prize goes to…
Big day, big landscapes. Today we enter Nova Scotia!! We were sent off by Melissa with pancakes, OJ, and sausage for dad. this is going way beyond the standards for couchsurfing. Leaving <St. John at 830AM we border the entire bay of Fundy, from St. John to Moncton to the northern coast of Nova Scotia. … More Day 5 – Mile 1211 – Halifax, Nova Scotia!
Today, the trips takes a couple turns. First, we turn to Canada! my third time bringing cecilia to the northern neighbor, but the very first time in this part of the world. dad’s first time riding in canada. the border had a bit of traffic, nothing major. Second, we turn to couchsurfing. I’ve managed to … More Day 4 – Mile 878 – St. John, NB, Canada!
Best lobster yet. Also our first time losing each other. Chatterbox (aka radios) batteries were dead, we GPS a cheap hotel in bar harbor, find one on 374 Main st. and tell each other we will meet there. Dad starts following his GPS to go to 374 Main st. in Southwest Bar Harbor (another town!). … More Day 3 – Mile 650 – Bar Harbor
The arrival here was epic. Unforgettable. Peter – silas’ dad had given me his address. Gonza put the address in the gps and found the shortest route there. Already 7 pm and little daylight to spear. What garmin fails to mention is that the shortest route is a single track, rocky, muddy up and downhill … More Day 2 – Mile 433 – Porter ME
This is unreal. Every state keeps raising the bar for the rest. We started in NY this morning. crossed CT, MA, NH and entered ME. Counted 5 clouds all day. Quickly getting chillier here in maine. We are an hour away from the final destination (of the day) after a 12 hr day. Should have … More 5 states in 1 day