My Bicycle Trip Across Canada: Day 61: Cape Breton

June 27th: Antigonish, NS to Sydney, NS: 200km

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Cloudy all day except in the last few hours. Biked the first 50 or so to Cape Breton on the Trans Canada. I was so happy and excited to be in Cape Breton!

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Took highway 4 to avoid traffic. Biked 50 or 60k to St. Peter’s where we ate lunch. We split up from there and went alone.

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It was only in Cape Breton where I saw some beautiful landscape in Nova Scotia. Irish Cove really stands out. I sat and ate by this beautiful location after 25k. Then biked another 25k to Eoin Bay (sp?) and got french fries. A drunk girl came in and we chatted. She invited me to a wedding. Lots of hills.

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Got into Sydney and to Jacques at 8pm. They gave me a shower and beer and stories. Jacques used to sail and teach at a college. Him and his wife biked across Canada a year after they retired on a tandem. Great people.

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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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