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After the Tour

We have been an enjoying a few relaxing days in St. John’s now that the Tour du Canada 2013 has ended.  The most luxurious thing so far is sleeping in a real bed every night (along with not having to … Continue reading

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Send offs

The week started with two sendoffs from two very different sources. The first was a letter from Canada’s Governor General David Johnston to the participants in the 2013 tour which marks the 25th anniversary of the Tour du Canada.  You … Continue reading

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Gearing up

It’s been a while since my last post but not because things have been quiet. Training for the Tour has taken a back seat to getting a myriad of other tasks completed before leaving for Vancouver. Most important has been … Continue reading

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Jammin’ in Jarvis Bay

OK so pedalling into winds of 30 kph gusting to 50 isn’t a lot of fun but the return trip is pretty good. The day started with a drive to Jarvis Bay Provincial Park on Sylvan Lake to meet up … Continue reading

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T Time

Training for the Tour du Canada is definitely in full swing now.  I have ridden every day since my last post, making it 6 days out of the past 7.  Distances vary, as they should on a training program.  I … Continue reading

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Domain is now registered

It’s been an action-packed few days. Well OK that’s from the perspective of an old retired guy where going for coffee can occupy half a day! On Friday and Saturday the Chimney Guys installed the marble tile around our fireplace. … Continue reading

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April 19, 2013

It has been a busy time since my last post from Barbados. Our trip home was not without adventure. After enduring nearly 6 hours of an infant in the row in front of us screaming at the top of his … Continue reading

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April 7, 2013

Today was a day to just take it easy. Following a late breakfast we walked along the beach, stopped for an ice cream, and enjoyed ice cold drinks at a beachside bar. Back at the hotel I got caught up … Continue reading

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April 6, 2013 – Departure Day

It was with mixed emotions that I sat on the bow and stared out over Charlestown Bay enjoying the early morning sun on our last day aboard Dakota Dream. As always at the end of any great trip one is … Continue reading

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April 5, 2013

This morning we had a very leisurely breakfast of bacon and eggs as we only had a short way to go back to Canouan. Slipping our mooring we motored out of Salt Whistle Bay and raised sails (both the main … Continue reading

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