Yesterday morning I went with my new friends Leonel and Nancy to the breakfast of the Miramichi fly in before departing toward Moncton, NB.  It turned in to a long riding day and I managed to rack up another 193 km.  I arrived pretty tired by the time I got to the campsite at Murray beach.  About 15km shy of the campsite I encountered a detour - another "local traffic only" sign... this can only mean trouble, but let's go see what it's about.  I arrived about 4km later at another bridge that had been knocked out.  This time there was a little foot bridge that was narrower than the paniers on my bike, so I lifted my bike over my head and carried it across.  That was work.  Another 11 or 12 km later I was at the campsite ready for sleep - but not until I caught the sunset.

The next day I was off to the 14km long bridge for Prince Edward Island.  Pedestrians and cyclists are not allowed on the bridge, but there is a shuttle service that will take you across if you're not in a car.  You only have to pay to get off the island.  While waiting I met some other bikers on a two week tour from Halifax to PEI to Sydney and back to Halifax.  I rode with them on the shuttle across the Confederation bridge and then rode from there to Charlottetown.  We stopped for lunch at Victoria and one of the cyclists, Mike, bought my lunch!  Thanks Mike!

Once we got to Charlottetown Mike and Fred checked in to their rooms at the university residence and I set off to find a campsite.  We were going to meet afterward for a drink but we were not able connect in the end so I decided to treat myself to a good meal (two apps, a main dish, dessert and a couple of cold ones).

The next step is to make my way from here to the ferry for Nova Scotia.  It's about 60 km from Charlottetown. 



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    Raised on a farm in Dunnville Ontario Canada, Kevin Glenney has been living and working in Minneapolis MN for the past 10 years as an aerodynamics and systems engineer.  Kevin has an adventurous spirit and loves experiencing all that the world has to offer.  He has also lived in France and Brazil on various occasions and speaks both French and Portuguese.  This is the next chapter in his exciting life.

     

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