September 16, 2010 GMT
I'm not looking for a New England ..

Since crossing into the US, we have been wandering around the North East (New England) states, in fact we headed East and North into Maine before dropping south.

The border crossing at Cornwall was very un-stressful, we were asked the expected questions about status and financial situation then stamped through for 6 months, I think the B2 Visas helped. I resisted any jokes with Officer Geiger over his name in case a sense of humour failure ensued.

I see Jean has already posted a picture of where we stayed in Vermont, it was fairly wet so we wussed out and did not use the tent for a few days.

We thought we had taken a wrong turning somewhere.

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There were a lot of trees though.
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After turning South, we came across a town called Conway, so had to stop, it just seemed right.

Once we had checked in, other bikers started to turn up and it began to resemble a mini rally,
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They were all Canadian, and appeared from all directions. We spent the evening yakking with Sue (60+), who rides a Triumph and Pete and Rochelle (who were in a car and used to have a bike, but kept giving us beer).

It days when impromptu gatherings like this happen that we really love about such trips.

Currently much further south, down near Gettysburg, 1st *really* wet day. It felt tropical.
On th waterproof front the score is

Hein Gericke 1 - 0 Dainesse

I am sure Jean will be along to show her wet bum in due course.

Posted by Bruce Porter at September 16, 2010 11:06 PM GMT
 


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