Chapter 8C: St. Bernard, Nova Scotia

We headed to St. Bernard, Nova Scotia, a very tiny town just a few kilometres from Weymouth for our next stop. We stayed in the lovely Goodwin Hotel in Weymouth which overlooked a small river and basically the entire “downtown” area, which consisted of a few restaurants, a small visitor centre and library. The weather…

That’s a wrap: Preparations, food & shelter

After visiting British Columbia and Alberta for the first time this past winter, I knew I had to go back to see Western Canada in the summer. But, I didn’t want to use a car (like everyone else) – I wanted to ride my trusty bicycle. It sounds a bit crazy, but I think that…

Part 1: Canadian Rockies (Day 1 – Day 18)

We started our adventure in Calgary, where we were fortunate to have a place to stay and assemble our bikes together. There was still a lot to do: pick up more food, put together the front rack, organize all the bags….calm our nerves? I would be lying if I didn’t say we were nervous, after…

Chapter 5B: Yorkton, Saskatchewan

We were welcomed to Yorkton, Saskatchewan with a horse drawn carriage ride and a (much anticipated) bonfire. Despite its small size, the city was certainly not short of hospitality. We really got a chance to  sit down and get to know Wayne, the main science contact as well as Cindy, the math coach through all…

Traveling with a little bit of spontaneity in France

MARSEILLE Traveling alone and having a fairly flexible schedule gives you some time to do more spontaneous things. I was lucky enough to befriend a girl from Marseille while WWOOFing on the farm close to Sisteron. Initially, I just wanted a lift to Marseille before going to Ardèche. However, she invited me to her home…