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Day 197

Day 189-197 – 141.6 (total – 4454.8 km)

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I finished running east of Nipigon on Friday and proceeded to drive into Thunder Bay to take the weekend off and pick up my dad from the bus station.  He is joining me for the next couple of weeks for the stretch to Winnipeg.  As I was driving in on Friday, the RV started having a burning smell and the front of the RV started smoking… in the driver area.  Long story short, I had to nurse the RV into TBay.

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Lake Superior - Video Blog

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Thought I'd post something a little different today!  A video blog of my impressions of the North Shore set to music by Ian Tamblyn - "Woodsmoke and Oranges".  I hope you enjoy it!  You can let me know by leaving a comment or by sending me an email.

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Day 185-188 – 142.8 km (total – 4313.2 km)

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Everyone has a story.  I have learned that in abundance over the last 6 months and it has particularly hit home in the last few days.  A few nights ago in White River, I was grabbing a bite of food when I overheard some cyclists telling stories about their trips across Canada so far.  I asked if I could join the conversation and it was nice to interact with some people for the next couple of hours...

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Day 184

Day 177-184 – 269.1 km (total – 4170.4 km)

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After a full week without cell or internet coverage, I have found free wifi at the A & W in White River!  It seems Bell does work in this region, but not if you have a “smartphone” that works on a 3G signal, which is what I have.  It has been both nice and extremely difficult to not be “connected”.  I have enjoyed some good time away from my computer and phone, yet have felt very disconnected from friends and family...

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Cell Coverage

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On Monday, July 18, Colin made it to Wawa. However, he doesn't have access to his cell phone services and has asked to forward this message to his friends and encouragers. Along the way, Colin has been able to enjoy nights at Pancake Bay and Lake Superior Provincial Park. Now he begins the long run towards Thunder Bay, which...

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Times Colonist Times Colonist Thursday, 27 October 2011 00:00 Colin Harris ended his ninemonth, cross-Canada odyssey Tuesday by dipping his foot...
CTV News CTV News Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00 COLWOOD — Colin Harris arrived at Royal Roads University, following a 7,600 kilo...
CHEK News CHEK News Wednesday, 26 October 2011 00:00 Bruce Kirkpatrick for CHEK news was also on hand at today's end of run festivities....
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