These pages describe a motorcycle tour my daughter, Sharon, and I (John) did
of the Canadian Maritime Provinces, including a "side trip" to
northern Maine, USA, during the Summer, 2000. Travel distance was about 4000 miles, and I was on the road 8 days.
I left Brookhaven, Long Island, New York on Thursday, August 17 and met
Sharon on Friday in Portland, Maine. We took the Prince of Fundy ferry to
Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Friday night, biked up the southeast coast of Nova Scotia
to Halifax on Saturday, then on to North Sydney, Nova Scotia on Sunday.
From there we took a ferry Monday morning to Argentia, Newfoundland, arriving
late in the evening. The next three days we crossed Newfoundland east to
west, arriving in Port aux Basques, Newfoundland late Thursday evening.
Friday morning we took the "fast" ferry back to North Sydney, Nova
Scotia, toured Cape Breton highlands, then took the ferry to Prince Edward
Island, where we spent Friday evening.
We crossed Prince Edward Island on Saturday, returning to the mainland via
the Confederation Bridge, and spent the night at Fredericton, New Brunswick.
On Sunday, we went up to northern New Brunswick and crossed over into Maine
for a photo op at the northern terminus of US Route 1 in Fort Kent; then www.poloralphlaurenaustralia.biz down
through the Maine woods to Medway, Maine for the night.
On Monday, we crossed Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont to Sharon's cabin
near Morrisville, Vermont. And on Tuesday, I returned to Long Island via
the Bridgeport-Port Jefferson ferry.
The following is a daily log, with pictures and maps of our travels (from
Dad's perspective), as well as a detailed itinerary.
|Day 1 - Thursday,
August 17 - Brookhaven, Long Island to Hampton, NH|
|Day 2 - Friday, August
18 - Hampton, NH to Portland, ME & Prince of Fundy Ferry to Yarmouth, NS|
|Day 3 - Saturday, August 19 - Yarmouth, NS to Halifax, NS|
|Day 4 - Sunday, August 20 - Halifax, NS to North Sydney, NS|
|Day 5 - Monday, August 21 - North Sydney, NS via ferry to
|Day 6 - Tuesday, August 22 - Argentia, NF to Conception Bay
|Day 7 - Wednesday, August 23 - Conception Bay South, NF to
Grand Falls/Windsor, NF|
|Day 8 - Thursday, August 24 - Grand Falls/Windsor, NF to
Port aux Basques, NF|
|Day 9 - Friday, August 25 - Port Aux Basques, NF to Woods
|Day 10 - Saturday, August 26 - Woods Islands, PEI to
|Day 11 - Sunday, August 27 - Fredericton, NB, via Fort
Kent, to Medway, ME|
|Day 12 - Monday, August 28 - Medway, ME to Morrisville, VT|
|Day 13 - Morrisville, VT to Brookhaven, Long Island, NY|
Midi files sequenced by Barry Taylor