Nova Scotia

Day 65: Wednesday, August 14

It was a nice ride from Whycocomagh to North Sydney. There were no shoulders; however, the hills were reasonable and the traffic minimal. Well, there was one hill that seemed to go on forever. Sweat was dripping off of us when we finally made it to the top! Although, we avoided going over Kelly's Mountain,...
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Day 64: Tuesday, August 13

We stopped at the Tall & Small for what is considered the best coffee in Antigonish. It lived up to its reputation. Just before Cape Breton I wiped out on some gravel. I'm so happy I had my helmet on because my head hit the ground hard. My elbow is the victim of road rash and...
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Day 63: Monday, August 12

The host made us a huge breakfast and she also packed us lunch. (Thank you for everything!) We stopped at a grocery store in New Glasgow so by the time we got going it was around noon. None of us are fast movers in the morning. During our ride, BB and TR were having water fights...
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Rest day: Sunday, August 11

We haven't had a rest day since Quebec city so we took the day off and slept in until 10 a.m. Our host took us to Melmerby Beach so we were able to stick our feet in the Atlantic Ocean for the first time. The beach was lovely with white soft sand. Both of us left...
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Day 62: Saturday, August 10

Social norms have been lacking for the three of us. After being on the road for so long, we forget just how dirty and sweaty we are when we enter establishments. I walked by one store clerk and she said, "ick" while waving her hand in front of her face. TR's favourite breaker of the...
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