Canada Day 66-69: Riding Toronto to Brighton, Kingston, Perth and Ottawa

Day 66 Riding Toronto to Brighton I woke up today with some intense vertigo, which makes you feel like the room is spinning and is often paired with headaches and nausea. It is definitely not ideal for cycling so I took a rather expensive train for most of the journey. The route from Cobourg was … Continue reading Canada Day 66-69: Riding Toronto to Brighton, Kingston, Perth and Ottawa

Canada Day 59-62: Riding Little Current to Lion’s Head, Owen Sound, Barrie and Toronto

Day 59 Riding Little Current to Lion's Head Today was my 27th birthday and I was expecting a nice and easy ride, with a pleasant ferry ride in the middle where I could relax and enjoy some treats from the bakery. Unfortunately there was a strong headwind and plenty of rain, which really dampened my … Continue reading Canada Day 59-62: Riding Little Current to Lion’s Head, Owen Sound, Barrie and Toronto

Canada Day 56-58: Riding Sault Ste Marie to Thessalon, Massey and Little Current

Day 56 Riding Sault Ste Marie to Thessalon As I left Sault Ste Marie, a group of cycle tourers rode up alongside me and invited me to join their bike bus. There were five of them, Jenna and Aaron (a pair of friends who just finished their engineering degrees), Amy and Matt (married couple starting … Continue reading Canada Day 56-58: Riding Sault Ste Marie to Thessalon, Massey and Little Current

Canada Day 54-55: Riding Montreal River Harbour to Sault Ste Marie and Rest Day

Day 54 Riding Montreal River Harbour to Sault Ste Marie We started the morning with a photo to celebrate the biggest group of female cycling tourers I've seen in one place. Isabelle and I headed off to Sault Ste Marie together and kept each other motivated through the big climbs. Luckily there was a tailwind … Continue reading Canada Day 54-55: Riding Montreal River Harbour to Sault Ste Marie and Rest Day

Canada Day 51-53: Riding Marathon to White River, Wawa and Montreal River Harbour

Day 51 Riding Marathon to White RIver I started the day with a big breakfast in the motel dining room, they had a waffle station, bagels, cereal, yoghurt and coffee. I chatted to another guest who said he saw three moose along the highway yesterday, but they mostly come out during dawn and dusk, so … Continue reading Canada Day 51-53: Riding Marathon to White River, Wawa and Montreal River Harbour