On numerous websites the Cabot Trail is often noted as a Top 10 cycling destination. This was continually reinforced by people we had met across Canada who urged us to go there if we could. It wasn’t on our original … Continue reading →
Meg and I have been very lucky to be inundated with congratulatory wishes on our engagement via the blog and also emails. I have replied to some but I am struggling to get to all of you, not helped by being in a poor reception area.
So to all of you, please accept a big thank you from Meg and I. It is wonderful to have so much support.
We are currently touring the Cabot Trail of Cape Breton. A very scenic part of the country and also providing a great cycling challenge. The mountains may not be huge but the gradients are very steep. Typically 9-15% for most of the climb. I will do a blog when time and reception permits. A couple of photos to give you an idea of what is to come.
The very old red sunken roads of Prince Edward Island established in days of horse and buggy are not well frequented by tourists which was a fabulous bonus for us. For one, the roads are narrow and not easy for … Continue reading →
Yes yes it has been a few days since my last blog, but you haven’t missed a great deal until yesterday. I think now is a good time to introduce Meg into this story. She arrived in Halifax on Saturday … Continue reading →
Another day of slowing the pace down, going off the main track to see more of the sights along the Atlantic coastline. That said we still did a very enjoyable 112km from Chester to Halifax, via Peggys Cove. If you … Continue reading →
Only a short ride of 45km from Lunenberg to a campground north of Chesterfield planned for today however I only got as far as Mahone Bay. Having been directed to the best coffee shop in town by a friendly local … Continue reading →
We have just spent the day wandering around Lunenberg, approximately 90km south of Halifax. This town was established in 1753 and has with a wonderful heritage that has in the most part been well maintained. The town was one of … Continue reading →