Posts made in August, 2011

Bay Bulls, Ferryland and thereabouts

I met up with Hardware in Bay Bulls Sunday, and I got to meet Mrs. Hardware too! She couldn’t ride due to a back issue. Hardware showed me ’round… Warf Picture Really tall wind turbine A living roof home Some beautiful boats for sale… MOCK DOCK Double-master Lighthouse Ferryland lighthouse Whale Thanks for the tour Hardware – much appreciated, great way to spend a...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 5

Woops, lost track of the days already. Um, this would be July 7th Got all the way to Sudbury, and Dave suggested a Hotel, because you know it was getting late and he really needed a shower.. (commence eye-rolling sequence) Blowdrying my sheepskin after a little shower. Dave, very happy. July 8 A little nap in one of the rest stops in Ontario (Apres Sudbury) Dave’s helmet starts to fall...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back part 3

Mike and Staphanie escort the drifters… So we all went for a ride – with Stephanie leading the pack, myself then Dave in the middle and Mike holding us all together in the back. Here are some pics from Mike’s camera. Dave showing off his “pucker moment” pants. A bit of a downpour on our way out of town… Four Lumberjacks And the Video Mike got of our soggy...

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St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 2

Day 4 The next day we got up early and had a fine breakfast with the family. I stopped to take a quick photo of all the blossom petals that had fallen overnight. Lay me down in a bed of roses!! Anxious to get going – we headed North, missed the Renous Highway and kept going into Quebec. Somewhere in Quebec we came across a Castle. Had to take a pic or two – it was, how you say,...

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Motorcycle Trip KLR 650 – St. John’s to Vancouver and Back Part 1

Motorcycle Trip KLR 650: From St. John’s NL to Vancouver BC, and back. ┬áRiders: Tammy Perry (Aratinga) and Dave Renshaw Mileage: About 16,000kms June 30-August 2, 2011 Two 08 KLRs with new tires I managed to get a very nasty migraine before I left, ended up in emerg on some kind of migraine medication that worked for the night but the headache came back – spent June 27, 28 and 29 in...

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