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Great Loop – Week 19 Pickwick Lake

Last week began with cold, rainy weather resultant from Hurricane Patricia that hit Mexico last week. While we motored along looking at the variety of homes, bald eagles soared high above the golden trees looking for something to eat along … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 7 Lake Huron to Georgian Bay

Our first overseas adventure was in 1991. It was a working holiday to Canada. In those days we were budget backpackers, hitchhiking and travelling around by thumb, buses and ferries. Canada was where we learned to really appreciate outdoor adventure. … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 6 Lake Erie

Did you know: The ocean holds 97 percent of the Earth’s water; the remaining three percent is freshwater found in glaciers and ice, below the ground, or in rivers and lakes. Of that┬áthree percent, about 69 percent is locked up … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 5 End of an Erie!

From Spencerport we travelled 12 miles, passing through Brockport then onto the small town of Holley. Along the way we passed under four lift bridges. Once again reviews of this town in ActiveCaptain are positive. The Waterways Guide generously states … Continue reading

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Great Loop – Week 3 Utica to Baldwinsville

A local public holiday, we left the south/east wall of Lock 17 on Friday 3rd July. After a 40.5′ lift we entered the next stage of the canal system. Lock E17’s east end doesn’t have the typical ‘mitre’ doors, but … Continue reading

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