Texas to Labrador (7)

STATISTICAL SUMMARY: Dates: April 30 – Oct. 1st Total Elapsed time: 155 days (5 months and 2 days)(includes a break of 14 days) Total time in Saddle: 101 days Total Distance: 6,332 miles ( 10,131 km) Average distance per day: 62.7 miles (100.3 km) Southernmost Point: Sabal Palm Bird Sanctuary, Texas (Southernmost point in TX)… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (7)

Texas to Labrador (6)

Well, everyone, it’s been a long, exciting, and wonderful time since I have been able to write up my experiences. Yesterday I achieved the last of my major goals, and I am now on the way home. I am in L’Anse-au-Clair, southern Labrador, with a couple of days to spare before the ferry leaves for… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (6)

Texas to Labrador (5)

The Canadian Maritimes It’s difficult to know where to start this report – I have let too much tar pass under my wheels since the last one! SUMMARY OF ITINERARY: Edmundston, NB- Grand Falls, NB. Two-day interlude for bad weather, during which I rented a car in order to see part of the Gaspe and… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (5)

Texas to Labrador (4)

Dear Everyone: I am at the new Brunswick Welcome Center, just north of Edmundston, NB, close to where Maine, New Brunswick and Quebec come together. Therefore, I have achieved the first goal of the ride: reaching the Maritime Provinces. I am about 2800 miles or 4500 km from the point of beginning in Houston. I… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (4)

Texas to Labrador (3)

Dear Everyone: I am now in Collingwood, on the southern shore of Georgian Bay, a couple of hours north of Toronto. This town suffered a fate worse than death in 1963: a 17-year-old boy burned down the library, a Carnegie Library no less, in order to conceal his break-in and theft of $10. I have… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (3)

Texas to Labrador (2)

Dear Friends: Now in the library at Grand Bend, ONT, on the storm-tossed shores of Lake Huron: yesterday all libraries in Kent County were closed, except for the one at Shetland, which had no power. As it turned out, there was no power for the next 50 miles, but more of that later. Restarted in… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (2)

Texas to Labrador (1)

Dear Friends and Family Some people will have received an earlier version of this report: to them I apologize. I completed compiling my e-mail group for the trip on Friday, and will make regular reports. I also hope to have a web site up and running soon. If you are not interested in hearing about… Continue reading Texas to Labrador (1)