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Found two great beers on this trip that I will search out when I get home. In Port Angeles I found Mac & Jacks African Lager and in Quesnel I found Antler horny beer. Both were yummy after several hundred [...]

June 14, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips

1358-Smithers, BC

Did almost 1,000 kilometers in the last two days and have ended up in Smithers, BC. It’s at the base of the mountains that are headed for the west coast and very cold. No tap beer in this town. Had [...]

June 14, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1357-Quesnel, BC

Rode from Pemberton to Quesnel which is really close to Prince George. Tomorrow I make the left turn and god towards the west coast and Alaska. The first two hours were on a two-lane very narrow twisty turny road with [...]

June 13, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1356-Butchart Gardens – Victoria, BC

The Butchart Gardens 20 miles outside Victoria, BC are one of the most beautiful gardens and landscaping I have seen. The peacefulness of many of the settings are worth the journey to experience. I spent the afternoon slowly walking the [...]

June 13, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1355-Pemberton, BC

Left Victoria this AM and rode two hours to Nanaimo where I caught the ferry to North Vancouver and the Trans-Canadian Highway north. This was an easy ferry ride compared to the one from Port Angeles to Victoria. This ride, [...]

June 12, 2016 Alaska Ride, Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1354-Victoria, BC

Victoria, BC is a beautiful and fun city in which to explore. I returned from the Butchart Gardens visit and landed at the inner harbor in downtown. I strolled around checking out the waterfront and wondered into one of my [...]

June 12, 2016 Canada, Motorcycle Trips

1353-Kokopelli Grill – Port Angeles, WA

I happened upon one of the best foodie experiences I have had in a long long time – in Port Angeles, WA of all places. This locally sourced, organic, with fresh sustainable seafood with a southwestern touch gave me a [...]

June 12, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Seattle

1352-Port Angeles, WA

Ended up in Port Angeles this evening after a long ride through the Olympic National Forest to see the coast line and avoid Seattle. There is no reason to ever go to Port Angeles except to jump to Victoria, BC. [...]

June 12, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Seattle

1351-Olympic Forest – WA

Instead of going through Seattle I wanted to see the Olympic National Forest and jump to Canada in Port Angeles. It’s about one hundred miles, but meanders through beautiful tree lined roads, Native American tribal lands, and stunning beaches. So [...]

June 11, 2016 Motorcycle Trips, Seattle

1350-Olympia, WA

Olympia was a great stop on my way to the wild Northwest. I stayed a couple of night with my friends Mike and Linda Dexter. Mike and I go back to my musical director days at the Queen Mary in [...]

June 11, 2016 Alaska Ride, Motorcycle Trips, Seattle