Entries by Richard

Feeling Isolated

Day 6 of mandatory isolation. Although, really, what does it matter. Pretty much everything is shut down. And I suspect more restrictions are on the way. The news is very depressing and I really should stop looking at it. The Globe and Mail, Canada’s national “newspaper” just published the following helpful article: Canadians urged to […]

Ambassador Bridge Border Crossing

Border crossing during a global pandemic? A very different experience. We decided to cross the border into Canada via Detroit. This was our first time crossing the Ambassador bridge in our coach. This particular border crossing is very poorly designed and challenging to navigate with a large motorhome. When exiting from I-75 to take the […]

The Haunted Rest Stop

Somewhere along the way we decided to find a rest stop. Driving a large motorcoach for 28 hours straight does take its toll and the need for a rest stop makes itself clear. I’m sure you know what I mean. Well past midnight, travelling on I-75 through the state of Kentucky, we started looking for […]

Welcome to Canada

They told me I shouldn’t do it. They told me I couldn’t do it. And, at times, I didn’t think I would be able to do it. Mission accomplished. I drove our coach for 28 hours. 2,485 kilometres. 1,544 miles. From 7am on Wednesday, March 25th until 11am on Thursday, March 26th. We made three […]

Time To Go

When police blockades start going up in Canada, that is when you know it is time to go. Checkpoints have sprung up at every major entry point into Nova Scotia, as provincial staff stop and question anyone entering the province as part of the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. Highways, airports and ferry […]