Randy Prokopanko


Randy Prokopanko

North America » Canada » Ontario » Toronto July 1st 2014

Travel from Sault Ste. Marie to Toronto via Hwy 17....Thursday, June 12th. Crappy day...still misty and foggy from yesterday's rain when I arrived in SSMarie. 17° C Up at 06:00...ready to check out @ 7:30. Filled up with gas at Shell on Great Northern Road. Pulled up to a pump for service and the attendant advised me that the "service pumps" cost more than the self-serve...I splurged.....69.045 L @ $1.499 = $103.50 (1605 km). Txt to Joe to tell him I'm on the road and moving at 07:57 hr. Stopped in Spanish, ON, at 10:11 hr for a break and a pee. Picked up unusual cans of tea and Lotto tickets for Teri (1801.8 km) Still cloudy and lots of fog...can't see anything of the lake or surrounding area....visibility on the road OK, but not far ... read more
Canoe Route to the West Marker
Pierre Radisson Plaque
French River Info Centre

North America » Canada » Ontario » Sault Ste Marie June 25th 2014

Slept until 06:00 hr...retirement habits are hard to break. Up and unplugging all the batteries that were charging overnight...quick breakfast with another couple from Emo, ON, in town for some surgery.....also a military type, but not so talkative. Checked out and in the car by 08:00 (757.3 km). Rm cost....$120.23, booked through Trivago. Wanted to get pictures of Sleeping Giant, so checked out maps to find highest point....Hillcrest Park, which happens to be on the way out of town....bonus. Out the back of the parking lot is High Street, and about 2 km up the road is Hillcrest Park.....arrived at 08:12 hr (758.9 km)....dedicated to honour the Lake Superior Regiment. Beautiful view of the harbour and the Sleeping Giant (see pics). Took many pictures of the surrounding area and the Giant, as well as some of ... read more
Cenotaph at Hillcrest Park
Sleeping Giant from Hillcrest Park
Hillcrest Park Map

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