New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Adventure Awaits

As summer approaches, preparations for our next adventure begin.  Last year's journey was less Miltonian than some years past, but a fantastic trip nonetheless.  During our last few days together on that trip, we discussed ideas about possible future destinations ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Trip Prep

Less than 24 hours remain before we set off on our grand adventure to the Northeast and the fresh and exciting experiences that Nova Scotia will yield.  Our bikes have received all of the needed pre-trip servicing, including new rubber ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 1

Departure Location: River Ridge, LA Time: 0530 Weather Conditions: Pissin rain Daily High Temperature: 89 Destination: Cherokee, NC Daily Miles Logged: 651 Arrival Time: 19:15 States Visited: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina What can be said about a ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 2

Departure Location: Cherokee, NC Time: 0800 Weather Conditions: 72, fog, mist and rain Daily High Temperature: 87 (low of 61) Destination: Boone, NC Daily Miles Logged: 209 Arrival Time: 1745 States Visited: North Carolina Our on time departure set the stage for ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 3

Departure Location: Boone, NC Time: 0730 Weather Conditions: cloudy to clear and 76 Daily High Temperature: 89 (low at upper elevations of 62) Destination: Staunton, VA Daily Miles Logged: 412 Arrival Time: 1940 States Visited: North Carolina, Virginia and West ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 4

Departure Location: Staunton, VA Time: 0715 Weather Conditions: Sunny, 76 degrees Daily High Temperature: 92 (in Gettysburg) Destination: York, PA Daily Miles Logged: 231 Arrival Time: 1440 Another early morning wake up call (0510) to position us for a good ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 5

Departure Location:  York, PA Time: 0645 Weather Conditions: 74 Daily High Temperature: 91 going through New York Destination: Bar Harbor, ME (Hotel in Ellsworth) Daily Miles Logged: 696 Arrival Time: 2135 States Visited: Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Maine, Today ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 6

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 7

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 8

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, ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 9

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 10

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 11

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 12

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 13

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 14

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 ...

New Orleans to Nova Scotia 2017-Day 16

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 ...