New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 16

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 14, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Parsippany, NJ Time: 0730 Weather Conditions: 64 and rain Daily High Temperature: 98 degrees in Virginia Destination: Knoxville, TN Daily Miles Logged: 708 Arrival Time:2230 States Visited: NJ, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee  Not much to write about today. Lots of traffic getting out of NJ with several slowdowns due to accidents and construction. Rain on and off

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 14

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 12, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Yarmouth, NS Time: none Weather Conditions: Foggy and high 60’s Daily High Temperature: Not sure Destination: None, the ferry did not run today so we had to hunker down for another night Daily Miles Logged: maybe 18 Arrival Time: hahaha   Well, the CAT ferry does not run on Wednesday’s, at least not this month, and we received

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 13

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 11, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Lunenburg, NS Time: 0800 Weather Conditions: Partly cloudy and 62 degrees Daily High Temperature: 85 Destination: Yarmouth, NS Daily Miles Logged: 261 Arrival Time: 1930 An early departure was needed this morning to cover the number of miles that we had to cover on winding coastal roads to make it to our intended destination of Yarmouth, NS to

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 12

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 10, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Halifax, N.S. Time: 1200 Weather Conditions: 82 and clear skies Daily High Temperature: 84 Destination: Lunenburg, N.S. Daily Miles Logged: 151 Arrival Time: 2000 Our plans today began with a little further exploration of the sea front area of Halifax near our hotel.  We toured the Canadian Maritime Museum which had a small exhibit related to the sinking

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 11

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 9, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017, Touring/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Digby, N.S. Time: 0730 Weather Conditions: 63 degrees with misting rain and heavy fog Daily High Temperature: 84 Destination: Halifax, N.S. Daily Miles Logged: 252 Arrival Time:1915 States Visited: Nova Scotia Today was to be centered around a whale watching excursion that would require us to make a total of 4 ferry crossings and travel to the southern

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 10

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 8, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Baddeck, N.S. Time: 0650 Weather Conditions: 64 and rain Daily High Temperature: 84 Destination: Digby, N.S. Daily Miles Logged: 436 Arrival Time: 1959 Visited: Nova Scotia   Highlights Include: Canso Causeway crosing the Straight of Canso to Mainland N.S. Upper Indian Harbor Lakes Eastern Shore Drive and Marine Drive aproaching Halifax Our day began early with a quick

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 9

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 7, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 1 comments

Departure Location: Baddeck, N.S. Time: 0900 Weather Conditions: 62 and partly cloudy Daily High Temperature: 84 Destination: Baddeck, N.S. Daily Miles Logged: 138 Arrival Time: 1600 States Visited: Baddeck, Nova Scotia We had been watching the weather forecasts closely this week as the primary objective was to ride the Cabot Trail.  Between yesterday and today, we have ridden the trail

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 8

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 6, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Charlotteton, P.E.I. Time: 0715 Weather Conditions: 62 and sunny Daily High Temperature: 84 Destination: Baddeck, NS Daily Miles Logged: 423 Arrival Time: 2200 It is another late night, so tonight’s post will have to be filled in later, but here are a few photos from our exciting day!     Highlights: Ferry to Cape Breton Island and ride

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 7

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 5, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location: Moncton, New Brunswick Time: 0800 Weather Conditions: 62 and clear skies Daily High Temperature: 82 Destination: Charlottetown, P.E.I. Daily Miles Logged: 165 Arrival Time: 1705 States Visited: New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown Today was a fantastic riding day in virtually every regard.  Beautiful weather, great roads, light traffic, great sights, great eats and even better company. We

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New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 6

Steve Kinchen, Sr/ July 4, 2017/ BMW R1200RT, New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017/ 0 comments

Departure Location:  Ellsworth, ME Time: 0750 Weather Conditions: Partly Cloudy and 67 Daily High Temperature: 84 Destination: Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada Daily Miles Logged: 430 Arrival Time: States Visited: Maine and into Canada What should have been a medium milage and length day today turned into something that none of us anticipated.  Our planned departure time was missed due to the

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