My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 44: Deadly Highway

June 10th: Pineview Campground to some farmer’s lawn: 130km (?)

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[out campsite that morning]

This was a hotter day. Went into Deep River at noonish. Ate at a beautiful picnic area. I tried to go swimming but the clouds wouldn’t make up their minds.
Got groceries and headed off.

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It got really hot around 4. We got off Highway 17 because it is just awful (also: deadliest highway in Ontario). Went into Pembroke and got some drinks/coffee.

Took some side roads and visited some quaint towns.

Eventually gave up at night time and knocked on a farmer’s door to ask to sleep on their lawn. They said yes! First try. Nice folks. Their oldest son had just graduated from highschool and had a party there the day before.

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About dontdontoperate

28 year old originally from Barrie, Ontario, Canada. H.B.Sc. from UofT with a major in chemistry and a double minor in philosophy and math. M.Sc. from UofT in physiology and neuroscience. Finished my Ph.D. in biomedical engineering at McMaster in the fall of 2013.
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