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Ontario – our time in North America comes to an end

    We’ve been in North America for almost six months. During that time we’ve travelled through forests, mountains, national parks and arctic tundra. We’ve met grizzly and black bears, muskox, caribou and deer. And like everywhere we’ve been, we’ve made some wonderful friends. Two of them, Cath and Les, from Dual Sport Plus, are going to look after us for our last few days before we fly with the bike to Manchester.           We first met Cath & Les at the Overland Expo in Arizona …

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Canada’s National Parks – awesome!

After a couple of days chilling out on the ferry after our time in Alaska we hit the road and headed straight for Canada’s national parks – Jasper, Banff and Kootenay.     Camping in these national parks adds to the experience. Big sites in the woods mean you are on touch with nature. An elk meandered past our tent on the first night in In Jasper.                 We spent a day riding around the park past Medicine Lake – so called because …

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On the road again

    After nine long days and nights in Smithers, British Columbia the shocker finally arrived. It didn’t take long before we waved the town goodbye and headed north – again!               This time we made it all the way through to Hyder, a small town on the finger of Alaska that runs down the Canadian coast. Here we encountered our first bears. This black bear was walking down the road as we rode up to where we were told there were a mother …